I am not a native English speaker. Whet I get up late in the morning, I get to inform my office that I am late for that particular day. And I am always confused if I should use "I just got up" or "I just woke up". Which one is it?
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closed as off-topic by RegDwigнt♦ Aug 17 '13 at 10:05
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To wake up is to:-
whereas to get up is to:-
so, for instance, I woke up at about half-past seven this morning, but I didn't get up until quarter to nine, because I am feeling in a bone-idle mood this morning. If you are late for work and want to keep your job, you would be well-advised to say I just woke up.