76. get going: leave.
"Look at the time! I'd better get going!"
77. get it: understand something (often negative).
"I don't get it. What do you mean?"
78. get a kick out of something: find something amusing.
"I really get a kick out of listening to children talk. They say
some very funny things."
79. get lost!: go away
"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.
"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
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
"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.
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.
"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).
"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).
"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.
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.
"I know I did well on the test. I had all the material down pat."
100. head honcho: person in charge; top boss.
"Dave's the head honcho of the ESL Cafe on the Web."
101. hit the books: study.
"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.
"It's late, so I guess I'll hit the hay."
103. hit the sack: go to bed.
"I'm really tired. I think I'll hit the sack."
104. How come?: Why? (statement word order).
"How come you weren't at the party?"