get - become
Can I say: The distance between rich and poor is getting/becoming wider?
Fair trade is getting/becoming
more and more popular? Thanks for your help
You are welcome Linda. I put the correct word in bold
. You could use the other option in each example but it is more natural with the words that I put in bold
It's getting colder outside.
My weight is becoming an issue.
I am getting hungry.
The people upstairs are becoming a nuisance.
I became an English teacher when I moved to Spain.
Note: When you use get, it is more informal.
It's getting dark.
I'm getting older.
This is getting frustrating.
I hope that helps Linda!
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