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- For senses involving 'get to' followed by a verb infinitive, see under get.
- To reach or arrive at (a physical or abstract destination, or state of doing a certain activity).
- I’ll call you when I get to the railway station.
- Will you please stop waffling and get to the point!
- Eventually we got to talking about my pay rise.
- 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter II, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175:
- Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
- (of someone or something that is or has been missing) To go to or be located at (a particular place).
- Where has Jane got to? She was here just a moment ago.
- So that's where my keys got to! I've been looking all over for them.
- (informal) To be allowed to.
- You won't get to have any dessert until you finish your vegetables.
- To affect adversely; to upset or annoy.
- This job’s really getting to me. I don’t know how much longer I’ll last.
- To intimidate.
- He’s refusing to testify. I think the Mob got to him.
to upset or annoy