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All of the questions with the tag seem to be about the "get-passive" construction. For example, the top-voted question in the "get-be" tag, Why is “to get” sometimes used where “to be” could be used?, asks about "got uploaded", "got thrown", "got caught" vs "was uploaded", "was thrown", "was caught". So I think it would make sense to make a synonym of .

I find "get-passive" preferable as the target because it seems slightly broader, but the possible slight difference in meaning does not seem enough to warrant the existence of separate tags. But maybe "get-be" could be better as a target because then the tag would cover a few types of similar constructions where "get" is used with something other than a past participle. What do people think?

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    I have a question: can you give me an example of get-be versus get-passive. I think I get get-passive (get lost?) but not: get-be.
    – Lambie
    Commented Jun 15, 2018 at 16:15
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    @Lambie: the "get-be" tag seems to be used for questions about the use of get vs. be. For example, the top-voted question in the "get-be" tag, Why is “to get” sometimes used where “to be” could be used?, asks about "got uploaded", "got thrown", "got caught" vs "was uploaded", "was thrown", "was caught".
    – herisson
    Commented Jun 15, 2018 at 16:19
  • Ah right, gotcha. Using get instead of be. I think get-passive would be better. So, I agree with you.
    – Lambie
    Commented Jun 15, 2018 at 16:47
  • @sumelic Can you put these examples in the question? That would clarify it a lot.
    – Mr Lister
    Commented Jun 16, 2018 at 14:23
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    I only saw one question where get-passive would be inappropriate, but get-be didn't make sense on that question in the first place, so I've retagged it. I'm in favor of the get-passive target. It's true that get-be could cover some cases get-passive wouldn't, but that seems to be a purely hypothetical problem at the moment.
    – user28567
    Commented Jun 16, 2018 at 15:11
  • I would never think to tag something as get-be if I had a question about this construction. get-passive seems better, but they're both pretty confusing Commented Jun 18, 2018 at 18:21

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