Common Collocations with TAKE and GET

"Take" vs. "Get" Combinations in English...


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Take vs. Get Collocations

Take Collocations

1. Take a Break

To stop doing something for a short time, e.g. to eat, rest, go to the toilet, etc.

Let's take a short break.

2. Take a Call

To answer or accept an incoming telephone call

I'm sorry, but I have to take this call.

3. Take a Chance

Risk something in the hope of a favorable outcome

Take a chance at it. You might win

4. Take a Rest

Have a rest

After work, I like to take a rest before cooking dinner

5. Take Care

Be careful

Take care, won't you? It can be dangerous around here at night.

GET Collocations

  • Get a joke

Not everyone got the joke, but those who did laughed.

  • Get a letter (receive)

I got a letter from my friend in Nigeria

  • Get a shock

I got a shock when I saw my phone bill.

  • Get a splitting headache

His lack of knowledge of health always makes him get a splitting headache.

  • Get a tan

I used to be much amused by sitting on the beach, getting a tan and hearing the waves crash against the rocks.

  • Get a ticket

I got a ticket for speeding this morning.

  • Get a/the right

They decided to divorce and Mary is determined to get the right to raise the child.


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