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Are these following sentences correct? I have used the phrase "get started on something" to make these following sentences:

 

1. I am just getting started on reading the book.

2. I am going to get started on doing my homework.

3. I have to go home and get started on preparing dinner.

4. You should get started on cleaning the kitchen.

5. What should we get started on making for you today?

 

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@Toaha posted:

Are these following sentences correct? [. . .]

1. I am just getting started on reading the book.
2. I am going to get started on doing my homework.
3. I have to go home and get started on preparing dinner.
4. You should get started on cleaning the kitchen.
5. What should we get started on making for you today?

Hi, Toahaβ€”Yes, those sentences are correct, but the preposition "on" is unnecessary. It would be more natural to delete "on" and simply say:

1a. I am just getting started reading the book.
2a. I am going to get started doing my homework.
3a. I have to go home and get started preparing dinner.
4a. You should get started cleaning the kitchen.
5a. What should we get started making for you today?

I would rephrase the fifth sentence, though, as "What should we start making for you today?" or "What should we get started on for you today?"

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