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What does "get to" mean?

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Rebecca

Great question. To "get to" do something means that you are enabled or given the opportunity to do something. If we did not use "get to" it would not refer to opportunity. Ex: Tom gets to go to Disneyland this summer. Ex: I didn't get to sit down all day.

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