2-35. I got my hair cut


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I got my sneakers cleaned.
  • She got her eyelashes extended.
  • He got his tumor removed.
  • Did you get this wall painted?
  • Did you get your computer upgraded?
  • Did she get her skin treated?
  • I didn’t get my Pepsi refilled.
  • I want to get my car waxed.
  • Don’t get your face massaged.
  • Let’s get this classroom cleaned up.
  • I got my phone fixed.
  • I got my car washed.
  • I got my essay checked.
  • I got this box moved.
  • I got my house sold.


Here are some grammar tips. 


Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
sneaker (n) a shoe with a rubber sole that is designed for people to wear while running, playing sports, etc.
e.g. He got his sneakers fixed. 
eyelash (n) any one of the hairs that grow along the top of the eyelid
e.g. I got my eyelashes waxed. 
tumor (n) a mass of tissue found in or on the body that is made up of abnormal cells
e.g Did you get the tumor in your leg checked by a doctor? 
dye (v) to change the color of (something, such as hair or cloth) by using a dye
e.g. She got her hair dyed brown. 
inspect (v) to look at (something) carefully in order to learn more about it, to find problems, etc.
e.g. They got their bags inspected at the airport. 
renew (v) to make (something) new, fresh, or strong again
e.g. Did you get your passports renewed before the trip?
publish (v) to prepare and produce (a book, magazine, etc.) for sale
e.g. She got her new book published by an agency. 
cater to (phrasal verb) to provide what is wanted or needed by (someone or something)
e.g. The workers got to cater to the needs of the hotels guests. 
cave in (phrasal verb) to fall down or inward
e.g. We got to keep the walls from caving in.
polish (v) to make (something) smooth and shiny by rubbing it
e.g. You got to polish the silver. 


Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. essay / got / I  / checked / my / .
    2. phone / charged / got / her / she / .
    3. got / they / logo / their / designed / .
    4. leg / Sophia / checked / her / got / .
    5. passport / did / your / renewed / get / you / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I got my phone fix.
    2. I got this box to move.
    3. I got my hair cutted here.
    4. We got our house painted next week.
    5. Did you got your eyes checked?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. You have to get your hair dyed, what color do you choose? 
    2. If you got a book published, what would the book be about? 
    3. How many pairs of sneakers do you own? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Happily ever after: “And they lived happily ever after.” Think about this line for a few minutes. Are you living happily ever after? If not, what will it take for you to get there?
    3. First light: Remember yesterday, when you wrote down the first thought you had this morning? Great. Now write a post about it.


Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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