change_the_verb - got the next two After a while Helen went...

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The verb got is overworked. Change the verbs got and get . Try not to use the same verb twice.      When Karen  got  home from school, she  got   her tennis  racket then  got  on her bike and  got  over to Helen’s house.       Helen  got  her racket and a tennis ball and they  got  playing  right away. Helen  got  the first game but Karen 
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Unformatted text preview: got the next two. After a while Helen went to get some Cokes. It was a few minutes before she got back. “I had to get the phone,” she said, ”your mum says to get home right away. Your dad’s just got a new car!” Begin: When Karen arrived home from school…...
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