GET + OBJECT + VERBing

Point 33 in PASSIVES is defined as:

‘GET’ + OBJECT + ‘-ING’ to talk about causing someone or something to do something.

For example:

And working with Craig got me thinking.

Not all of the following in iWeb match our grammar:

GET * _VVG

1 GOT ME THINKING 14965
2 GET IT WORKING 7858
3 GET IT GOING 4492
4 GET YOU GOING 4479
5 GOT TO THINKING 3395
6 GOT IT WORKING 3113
7 GET IT RUNNING 2702
8 GET YOU THINKING 2589
9 GET THINGS GOING 2360
10 GET PEOPLE TALKING 2095
11 GET THINGS MOVING 1852
12 GET STARTED USING 1827
13 GET THIS WORKING 1751
14 GOT US THINKING 1652
15 GET YOU MOVING 1599
16 GOT ME WONDERING 1536
17 GOT TO TALKING 1508
18 GOT IT GOING 1238
19 GET ME GOING 1217
20 GET THEM GOING 1021
21 GET THEM WORKING 982
22 GET THINGS WORKING 815
23 GET THEM THINKING 794
24 GET THIS GOING 706
25 GOT ME GOING 702

26 GET THINGS ROLLING 689 (idiomatic)

27 GET THEM MOVING 672
28 GET IT MOVING 648
29 GET STARTED MAKING 647
30 GET ANYTHING GOING 633
31 GET IT LOOKING 627
32 GET FROM USING 618
33 GET PEOPLE THINKING 600
34 GETTING AND KEEPING 596
35 GET BY USING 585
36 GET THEM TALKING 579
37 GET SOMETHING GOING 576
38 GOT IT RUNNING 561
39 GETS YOU GOING 540
40 GETS ME GOING 520
41 GET EVERYTHING WORKING 512
42 GETS YOU THINKING 508
43 GETS PEOPLE TALKING 479
44 GETTING AND STAYING 423
45 GET ME THINKING 408
46 GETTING IT WORKING 404
47 GOT THINGS GOING 404
48 GOT TO WONDERING 390
49 GET US GOING 383
50 GET YOU FEELING 383
51 GET HIM GOING 378
52 GOT THAT GOING 357
53 GOT PEOPLE TALKING 353
54 GET STARTED CREATING 348
55 GET STARTED CONFIGURING 316
56 GET PEOPLE COMING 310
57 GET YOU PLAYING 307
58 GETS YOU MOVING 306
59 GET STARTED BUILDING 304
60 GOT OUTPERFORM RATING 300
61 GET STARTED WORKING 296
62 GETTING IT GOING 292
63 GOT US GOING 271
64 GET STUDENTS THINKING 261
65 GET PEOPLE MOVING 258
66 GET TO TALKING 257
67 GET THEM LOOKING 255
68 GET WHEN USING 247
69 GETS ME THINKING 228
70 GET YOU WORKING 227
71 GET KIDS MOVING 206
72 GET INTO MAKING 203
73 GOT ME LOOKING 203
74 GET THAT GOING 202
75 GETTING IT RUNNING 200
76 GETTING AND USING 198
77 GET PEOPLE ASKING 195
78 GET YOU LOOKING 194
79 GET AROUND USING 194
80 GET STARTED PLAYING 189
81 GET TO MAKING 183
82 GET EVERYONE TALKING 182
83 GOT TO LOOKING 182
84 GET SOMETHING WORKING 178
85 GET TO THINKING 172
86 GETTING AND MAINTAINING 170
87 GETTING OR KEEPING 165
88 GET BACK PLAYING 165
89 GET MUCH GOING 164
90 GET THAT WORKING 162
91 GET FROM WORKING 162
92 GET HELP PAYING 159
93 GETTING THINGS GOING 157
94 GET STARTED LEARNING 157
95 GET THINGS RUNNING 156
96 GETS THEM THINKING 154
97 GET ME MOVING 153
98 GET YOU ROLLING 151
99 GET FOR TRYING 149
100 GETTING PEOPLE TALKING 149