Through vs. To/Until in English

When talking about a period of time or a time limit in English, when do we use Through and when do we use To or Until? And what is the difference between these prepositions, if any? First, let’s look at them separately:   Through In North America, through means up to and including (a particular […]

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The Meanings of “GET” in English

THE VERB “TO GET” TO GET can be used in a number of patterns and has a number of meanings. Below are the most common:   TO GET + DIRECT OBJECT = TO OBTAIN, TO RECEIVE, TO BUY I got my passport last week. (to obtain) She got her driving license last week. (to obtain) They got permission to live in Switzerland. […]