Why use "get hurt"? Why not use "take hurt"?
To 'get hurt' is a 'phrasal verb'. 'Phrasal verbs' are "phrases that indicate actions". They are generally used in spoken English and informal texts. So to say 'get hurt' instead of 'take hurt' is a grammatical rule in English. Also 'Take hurt' sounds very unnatural in English. Ex: "Jessie didn't want to go skiing with us because she was afraid that she might get hurt."
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