201000703 get の用法#20



get の用法#20


本日は「持っていく」「運ぶ」「連れて行く」を表す get の用法の発展編を扱います。雑多な用法をまとめて解説します。

(1) get + 人 + out と get out の関係:

・"She supposedly got him out and laid him on the ground," he said. "He was in and out of consciousness when my guys got there."
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・They got out of prison and now they're going around trying to rob people.
Warlord Blade broke out of prison with 3000 during quake

【研究】get + 人 + out は他動詞的な働き、get out が自動詞的な働きになっている点に注意しましょう。


・Worrying about it will get you nowhere but doing the right things will surely result in success!
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【研究】[行為] get + 人 + nowhere で、「[行為] で [人] にメリットはない。」を意味します。

・It took firefighters about an hour-and-a-half to get the fire under control. As of Tuesday evening, the cause of the fire was still under investigation.
(消防士が火を消すのに 1 時間半かかった。火曜日夕方の時点で失火の原因はいまだ調査中である。)
Vacant house fire under investigation in Taunton | WPRI.com

【研究】get + A + under control で、「A を抑える」などを意味します。

・Like you, I try to look on the bright side of things and not let my problems get me down. It's hard sometimes but I think I'm pretty happy for the most part.
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【研究】[原因] get + 人 + down で、「[原因] で [人] が参ってしまう」を意味します。

次回は、「~の状態にする」を意味する get の用法を扱います。