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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Getting’


Getting — US. [ˈɡetɪŋ], UK. [ˈɡetɪŋ]

Main meanings:

  1. The act of obtaining, receiving, or acquiring something.
  2. The process of becoming or reaching a particular state or condition.
  3. The action of understanding or comprehending something.


10 simple sentences:

  • I’m getting a new bike.
  • Chloe is getting better at chess.
  • We’re getting ready for dinner.
  • He’s getting taller every year.
  • They’re getting married next month.
  • I’m getting tired of this.
  • She’s getting a haircut today.
  • I’m getting hungry now.
  • We’re getting new furniture.
  • Samuel’s getting a lot of mail.


The sentences from movies:

It’s getting me just as bad, baby. – Double Indemnity (1944)

I’m getting married tomorrow. – Mamma Mia (2008)

They’re getting closer. – Limbo (2023)

I’m sorry for getting in your way. – Poor Things (2023)

Crew’s getting nervous, Ernie. – Greyhound (2020)

He’s getting away! – Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

They’re getting close. – Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

I’m getting in a contact, Charlie. – The Italian Job (1969)

Yeah, he’s getting old and decrepit. – Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

I think I’m getting kind of drunk. – 50 First Dates (2004)

I’m getting you medicine. – Platoon (1986)

I’m just saying, don’t go getting attached. – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

So big day’s getting closer and closer, huh? – Black Swan (2010)

We don’t want any getting off the island. – Batman Begins (2005)

Where are you getting this? – The Batman (2022)

He’s getting better, no? – The Last Samurai (2003)

I think he’s getting closer. – The Princess Bride (1987)

I’m not getting on that boat. – The Proposal (2009)

Don’t be all day getting it done, either. – Cinderella (1950)

I I think I’m getting tired. – Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Captain Hook, I’m getting a little tired. – Peter Pan & Wendy (2023)

They’re not getting my son! – Gangs of New York (2002)

Come on, pal, you should be getting dressed. – Atonement (2007)

You are getting good at that. – I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Make sure you’re getting everything. – Saw (2004)

Getting pretty good, son. – Space Jam (1996)

It’s getting tingly. – Step Brothers (2008)

You are getting this for free. – Quantum of Solace (2008)

I ain’t getting no back pain disability retirement. – Basic Instinct (1992)

My dad’s getting my brother. – War of the Worlds (2005)

Then I’m getting a new agent, George. – Tootsie (1982)

I’m getting another call. – Boyhood (2014)

Do you know who’s getting married? – Life Is Beautiful (1997)

He’s getting a commission. – The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

But I could feel him getting anxious. – Say Anything (1989)

But sitting wasn’t getting us anywhere exciting. – Exam (2009)

Or you’re not getting on the plane. – The Equalizer 2 (2018)

We were just getting dressed. – The Father (2020)

Yet you’re getting C grades. – Fargo (1996)

I’m getting squashed! – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

I’m getting fat. – Up In The Air (2009)

I’m not getting the dog cloned. – The 6th Day (2000)

Russ is getting soft on us. – Almost Famous (2000)

How are you getting on with that? – Little Bone Lodge (2023)

Clairee’s getting you some juice. – Steel Magnolias (1989)

He was getting on my nerves. – Cars 2 (2011)

You guys getting settled in? – Borat (2006)

Don’t go getting so uppity. – Gone With The Wind (1939)

He’s getting in his car. – Home Alone (1990)

My scalp is not getting enough blood sometimes. – Moonstruck (1987)

I’m not getting any of that. – Barbie (2023)

It’s getting tricky, guys. – Fast X (2023)

What are you getting at? – 12 Angry Men (1957)

Do you understand what I’m getting at? – Oppenheimer (2023)

That you’re getting divorced. – Happiness (1998)

For a moment, this was getting complicated. – The Da Vinci Code (2006)