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- To reach, arrive at.
- I’ll call you when I get to the railway station.
- 1879, Richard Jefferies, The Amateur Poacher, chapterII:
- 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.
- To have an opportunity to or be allowed to (do something desirable or do something that is ironically implied to be desirable).
- How come he gets to be hall monitor? No fair! On New Year’s Eve I got to stay up late to watch the ball drop on Times Square. I get to clean the toilets today.
- 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 track down and intimidate.
- He’s refusing to testify. I think the Mob got to him.