get onto

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



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

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


See also[edit]