76. get going: leave.
(comenzar, ponerse en marcha)
"Look at the time! I'd better get going!"
77. get it: understand something (often negative).
(entender, captar algo)
"I don't get it. What do you mean?"
78. get a kick out of something: find something amusing.
(flipar, divertirse con algo)
"I really get a kick out of listening to children talk. They say
some very funny things."
79. get lost!: go away
(piérdete, vete a paseo)
"I wish he'd get lost and stop bothering me. I don't want to
talk to him!"
80. get on one's nerves: irritate someone; make someone upset.
(poner de los nervios, irritar)
"I know you like that song, but it's getting on my nerves. Can
you play something else?"
81. get a move on: hurry
"If you don't want to be late, you'd better get a move on."
82. get one's wires crossed: be confused or mistaken about
(estar confundido o equivocado sobre algo)
A: "Bill said there was a meeting this morning. Don't we have
B: "No. The meeting's tomorrow. I guess Bill got his wires
83. get out of hand: become out of control; become badly
(perder el control sobre algo)
"Your absences are getting out of hand, Bob. You'd better do
something quickly to improve the situation if you want to keep
84. Get real!: Be realistic! / Don't be naive.
(sé realista, no seas ingenuo)
A: "I'm going to Las Vegas. I know I'll win a lot of money!"
B: "Get real! You'll probably lose a lot of money!"
85. get up and go: energy.
"I'm really tired. I don't have any get up and go."
86. give someone a hand (1): help someone.
(ayudar a alguien, echar una mano)
"I can't do this alone. Can you give me a hand?"
87. give someone a hand (2): applaud (to show respect or
appreciation for someone/something).
(aplaudir, mostrar respeto a alguien)
"Dave's done a wonderful job with The ESL Café on the Web.
Let's give him a hand!"
88. a (real) go-getter: a (very) ambitious, hard-working
"I'm not surprised that Jean finished before anyone else. She's
a real go-getter."
89. go with the flow: take things as they come.
"There's no need to worry. Everything will be OK if you just go
with the flow."
90. grab a bite: get something to eat.
"I'm really hungry. Would you like to grab a bite with me?"
91. green: inexperienced.
"I don't think you can depend on Jack to do that job by himself.
He's too green."
92. had ('d) better: be obliged to; should (strong).
(dar consejo para hacer algo, deber hacer algo)
"You'd better leave soon. If you don't, you'll miss your bus."
93. hassle (noun): a troublesome situation; something
troublesome that interrupts one's normal routine.
"I know it's a hassle to complete this form now, but Mr. Rogers
needs it in his office by the end of the day."
94. hard feelings: anger; animosity; bitter feelings.
A: "I'm sorry that Jim got the job instead of you."
B: "I have no hard feelings toward him; I know that he had
95. hard-headed: stubborn; inflexible; unwilling to change.
"I don't think Julie will change her mind. She's pretty hard-headed."
96. hassle (verb): annoy; bother; interrupt one's normal
"If you'd stop hassling me, I might get this finished on time!"
97. have one's hands full: be extremely busy.
(estar muy ocupado)
A: "Will you be able to help us this afternoon?"
B: "I'm afraid not. I'll have my hands full trying to finish my
98. have/has ('ve/'s) got: have/has.
"Dave's got a son whose name is Benjamin and a daughter whose
name is Shannon."
99. have something down pat: know/understand something
completely and thoroughly.
(saber, entender algo perfectamente)
"I know I did well on the test. I had all the material down pat."
100. head honcho: person in charge; top boss.
(jefe, líder, cabeza, mandatario)
"Dave's the head honcho of the ESL Cafe on the Web."
101. hit the books: study.
(estudiar, hincar los codos)
"I wish I could go to the movies, but I've got to hit the books."
102. hit the hay: go to bed; go to sleep.
(irse a la cama, irse al sobre)
"It's late, so I guess I'll hit the hay."
103. hit the sack: go to bed.
(ir a la cama, irse al sobre)
"I'm really tired. I think I'll hit the sack."
104. How come?: Why? (statement word order).
(cómo es que...)
"How come you weren't at the party?"