*To make listen or understand
There was no good way to say it, so she might as well get to the facts.
Go up the hill and watch for cars so you can warn anyone before they get to the curve.
Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
It had taken more than an hour to get to school on the bus, making any after-school activities rare.
If she could get to her telephone, she could call someone for help.