(someone) is getting (something)

You use "be getting ___" to talk about something that:

  • started in the past
  • is still happening now
  • will probably continue in the future
  • someone (or something) is giving or sending to you

This can be something that is continuous (continuing without stopping) or repeated. A few examples are:

I'm getting a bad feeling from this place.

I think she's getting a really good salary.

Their band is getting a lot of attention lately.

This phrase appears in these lessons: