"I'm preparing for my next exam".
"I'm getting prepared for my next exam"
"He was drunk" vs. "He got drunk"
Does "Get" change the meaning of "Drunk" & "Prepare"? Also, is "Be prepared" or "Be prepare"?
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In your first example, the two usages have exactly equivalent meanings
In your second example, the “got drunk” refers to a past interval of time, to a process. The “was drunk” refers to a past instant of time, to a state. The difference is slight because before the past instant when he was in the state of drunkenness, there was a past interval during which he put himself in that state.
It is “prepared.”