Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “get out of sth” en inglés

See all translations

get out of sth

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten) us  

(AVOID)

B2 to avoid doing something that you do not want to do, especially by giving an excuse: I reckon her backache was just a way of getting out of the housework. [+ -ing verb] If I can get out of going to the meeting tonight I will.
More examples

(STOP)

to give up or stop a habit or a regular activity: I must get out of the habit of finishing off people's sentences for them. If you get out of a routine, it's very hard to get back into it.
(Definition of get out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de get out of sth
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “get out of sth” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Palabra del día

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Aprende más 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Aprende más