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get on with (third-person singular simple present gets on with, present participle getting on with, simple past got on with, past participle (UK) got on with or (US) gotten on with)
- (transitive) To proceed with; to begin or continue, especially after an interruption.
- Turn off the television and get on with your homework.
- Now that the technical difficulties have been taken care of, let's get on with the show!
- I have to get on with my spring cleaning.
- 2021 June 30, Tim Dunn, “How we made... Secrets of the London Underground”, in RAIL, number 934, pages 48-49:
- TfL has more than enough to be getting on with each day without having to chaperone TV crews.
- (transitive) To have a good relationship with.
- Synonym: get along with
- Peter did not get on with his mother-in-law.
- (transitive) To successfully use or adapt to.
- I just can't get on with these new glasses.
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