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What does "get" mean in this verb phrase?
If we're good, we get to have a treat.
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It express a changing state of possession
for the item that follows (become the person who has it).
If we're good, we become the person to have a treat.
It expresses activity—take action to complete the activity that follows (go after it).
If we're good, we manage to have a treat.
It expresses an opinion—good fortune for the activity that follows (think oneself to be lucky or deserving).
If we're good, we are lucky enough to have a treat.
It expresses the arrangement to complete—be the agent of the activity that follows (cause something to happen).
If we're good, we arrange to have a treat given (to us).
treat — a small something that gives us pleasure or enjoyment, often food.
"Boy enjoying an ice cream treat." By C. Sevastopoulos, Aug. 1986. Own image.
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