Test incompl/inter-836, User's Answer 4

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #836 [color=blue]“More Common Errors (1)”, question 4

Shelby was ill, but she better quickly.

(a) became
(b) created
(c) got
(d) started

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #836 [color=blue]“More Common Errors (1)”, answer 4

Shelby was ill, but she got better quickly.

Correct answer: (c) got

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
Shelby was ill, but she started better quickly.
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Why not started?
I am so confuse.

Many thanks.

‘Started better’ makes no sense here, that’s all.

To use ‘started’ you would also have to add a verb:
… ‘but she started to get better.’

‘but she started to get better.’
Thank you Beeesneees. It is very helpful.