get onto

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get onto (third-person singular simple present gets onto, present participle getting onto, simple past and past participle got onto)

  1. To move onto an object, especially one on which it is possible to stand.
    The child will get onto the merry-go-round.
  2. To contact a person or organisation about a particular matter.
    You should get onto the manufacturers and complain.
  3. To connect, especially to the Internet or a network.
    With my new computer, I can get onto the Internet faster.
  4. (transitive) To scold someone.
    My father got onto me for taking the car without asking.


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