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Get dressed   /gɛt drɛst/   Listen
Get dressed

verb
1.
Put on clothes.  Synonym: dress.  "Dress the patient" , "Can the child dress by herself?"






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"Get dressed" Quotes from Famous Books



... madame, I have come to save what is dearer to you than life—your honor. Compose yourself and get dressed, we must go to the Duchesse de Grandlieu; happily for you, you are not the ...
— Scenes from a Courtesan's Life • Honore de Balzac

... and get dressed," said Peer. "Fancy! You're going off with Uncle Carsten today, to see Aunt Marit at Bruseth. What do ...
— The Great Hunger • Johan Bojer

... and Kat," said Vrouw Vedder, "the sun is up, the birds are all awake and singing, and Grandfather is going fishing to-day. If you will hurry, you may go with him! He is coming at six o'clock; so pop out of bed and get dressed. I will put some lunch for you in the yellow basket, and you may dig worms for bait in the garden. Only be sure not to step on the young cabbages that ...
— The Dutch Twins • Lucy Fitch Perkins

... to have a maid to show us how to get dressed here." And as Kit spoke a trim little colored maid appeared as if she ...
— The Merriweather Girls in Quest of Treasure • Lizette M. Edholm

... his book, grimaced at the dreary prospect, and took out his watch. "Ten minutes after five," he murmured. "Heavens, what a beastly dark day! I'll have to start to get dressed before long. Too bad we've got such weather for the affair." He glanced irresolutely toward the gas-fixture, and from thence to where his evening clothes lay spread out on the couch. For it was the evening of ...
— Behind the Line • Ralph Henry Barbour

... sharp, but I'm afraid I looked very blunt, and it took me a long time to get dressed and down-stairs, and out in the fresh morning air, where I walked up and down a bit, and then suffered myself to be led into the play-field to see what a splendid tent had been raised, with its canvas back close up to the hedge which separated the Doctor's ...
— Burr Junior • G. Manville Fenn

... we do not take them seriously. One winter a little boy who had always gone to bed regularly (he was four and a half years old then) began to call for some one to come to him after he was supposed to be asleep. He wanted to sit up and play, he wanted to get dressed, and he wanted something more to eat. This continued for several evenings, and it seemed impossible to get him back into his good habits. At last he was asked, "Why do you want to get up now?" and he answered at once, "Because it is ...
— Your Child: Today and Tomorrow • Sidonie Matzner Gruenberg

... surviving relatives, aren't we? I've had to go through life with a ghastly name like Nutcombe as a compliment to him, haven't I? I wrote to him regularly at Christmas and on his birthday, didn't I? Well, then! I have a feeling there will be a letter from the lawyers to-day. I wish you would get dressed and go down to the post-office while I'm fetching that infernal water. I can't think why the fools haven't cabled. You would have supposed they would have thought ...
— Uneasy Money • P.G. Wodehouse

... next Saturday afternoon, and Mother Blossom and Aunt Polly helped the children to get dressed. ...
— Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun • Mabel C. Hawley

... "Wait there!" she whispered. "Get dressed, all three of you! Mr. Jamieson is here—not far away. I'm going to tell him ...
— A Campfire Girl's Happiness • Jane L. Stewart

... Stanney, my boy! Come and get dressed," said the old gentleman, suddenly seizing his friend's arm and pushing his way through the crowd, "come along; oh, don't talk to me of the ship. I know that it's lost; no matter—you are saved. And do you come along with us Wel—Wel—what's ...
— The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands • R.M. Ballantyne

... time I was goin' to a buryin'. I was hurryin' to get dressed. I wanted to be ready when they come by for me cause they say it's bad luck to stop a corpse. If you don't know that I do—you know if they had done ...
— Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States - Volume II. Arkansas Narratives. Part I • Work Projects Administration

... get dressed and went to the kitchens. Tillie was there getting the beef tea ready for the day, but none of the rest was around. They knew the housekeeper was gone, but I guess they'd forgotten that I was still on hand. I put a kettle against the electric bell that rings in the chef's room so it ...
— Where There's A Will • Mary Roberts Rinehart

... streets. There are little crowds of people, looking so tiny and black, not a bit as if they were real, and had blood in them and could be hurt, already on the steps of the Reichstag eagerly reading the morning papers. I must get dressed and go down and hear if anything fresh has happened. Good-bye my own loved mother,—I'll write whenever I get a moment. And don't forget, mother darling, that if you're worried about my being here I'll start straight off for Switzerland. But if you're not worried I wouldn't like to ...
— Christine • Alice Cholmondeley



Words linked to "Get dressed" :   assume, dress, get up, fig out, tog, deck out, put on, wear, dress up, deck up, dandify, prink, tog out, habilitate, get into, primp, fancy up, don, plume, rig out, raiment, preen, trick up, change, undress, clothe, overdress, garment, trick out, gussy up, bundle up, attire, tog up, dress down, garb, fig up, enclothe, cross-dress, fit out, underdress, apparel



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