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HI ,

I am not good in english. I am trying to learn english. Could anyone please expain the meaning of two sentence below ?.

  • Give me a glass of water
  • Get me a glass of water .
Thanks in advance
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Get has many different meanings. In the sentence, "get me a glass of water" it means "bring".
When you say "Give me a glass of water", you are talking to a person who has at least one glass of water.

When you say "Get me a glass of water", you are talking to a person who has to go and find a glass of water for you first, and then give it to you.

CJ
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Thanks CJ .. I clearly understood ... Thanks a lot ...
Get me a glass of water? What statement is it.

Get me a glass of water? This is an imperative, ie an order. So replace the question mark with a period or an exclamation mark. But in most contexts, an order like this would sound rude. A more polite form is

eg Can you get me a glass of water, please?

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Get me a glass of water? What statement is it.

I explained that in my last post.

"Get"means you can give them water any way possible even if you tell another person to give the water

Now " Give" means you specifically need to give them water , only you can give it to them , can't do it another way

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