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Meanings of Get on with:

phrasal verb

Have smooth relations

Meanings of Get one’s ducks in a row:

phrase

Make all the preparations needed to do something; get everything organized.

Usage examples:

We have an event planned and possibly a dance, but we have to get all our ducks in a row first

Meanings of Get one’s hands dirty:

phrase

Do manual, menial, or other hard work.

Usage examples:

Unlike most chairmen, he gets his hands dirty working alongside the other managers

Meanings of Get onto:

phrasal verb

Understand, usually after some initial difficulty

Get out

ˈɡet.aʊt ˌklɔːz

Meanings of Get out:

phrasal verb

Move out of or depart from

noun

Part of an agreement that allows someone to avoid doing something that they normally would have to do

Usage examples:

Club officials allowed the german player to insert a get-out clause in his contract in case his fam…

Meanings of Get out of the way:

To finish something

Usage examples:

I like to get my homework out of the way on a friday night so that i can enjoy the weekend.

Get out!

ˈɡet.aʊt ˌklɔːz

Meanings of Get out!:

noun

A means of avoiding something; an excuse.

Usage examples:

A get-out clause

Meanings of Get over:

phrasal verb

Travel across or pass over

Meanings of Get over something:

idiom

To accept an unpleasant fact or situation after dealing with it for a while

Usage examples:

They’re upset that you didn’t call, but they’ll get over it., she’s just getting over the flu., i c…

Meanings of Get over with:

phrasal verb

Complete an unpleasant or tedious but necessary task promptly.

Usage examples:

Come on, let's get it over with

Meanings of Get rid of:

collocation

Dispose of

phrase

Take action so as to be free of (a troublesome or unwanted person or thing)

Usage examples:

We have been campaigning to get rid of the car tax for 20 years
idiom

To find a way to make someone leave because you do not want the person to be with you any longer

Usage examples:

We finally got rid of my little sister by telling her scary stories., i can’t wait to get rid of th…

Meanings of Get round:

phrasal verb

Coax or persuade someone to do or allow something that they initially do not want to.

Usage examples:

You're not getting round me that easily

Meanings of Get round to:

phrasal verb

Deal with a task in due course.

Usage examples:

I might get round to organizing another trip in the spring

Meanings of Get something out of your system:

idiom

To make yourself stop thinking about something

Usage examples:

I can't get that horrible moment/image out of my mind.

Meanings of Get stick:

idiom

To suffer the bad effects of a situation

Usage examples:

The people who get the short end of the stick are those whose income is just too high to qualify fo…

Meanings of Get the ball rolling:

phrase

Set an activity in motion; make a start.

Usage examples:

To get the ball rolling, the government was asked to contribute a million dollars to the fund
idiom

To make something begin or happen

Usage examples:

We have to get the ball rolling on this project soon.

Meanings of Get the better of:

idiom

Win a victory over

phrase

Gain an advantage over or defeat (someone) by superior strength or ability.

Usage examples:

No one has ever got the better of her yet

Meanings of Get the picture:

phrase

Understand a situation.

Usage examples:

Any trouble your father might have we can hide—d'you get the picture?
idiom

To understand

Usage examples:

It's all right, don't say any more - i get the picture.

Meanings of Get through:

phrasal verb

Succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems

Meanings of Get through to:

phrasal verb

Succeed in communicating with someone in a meaningful way.

Usage examples:

I just don't think anyone can get through to these kids

Meanings of Get to:

phrasal verb

Arrive at the point of

verb

To take something into your possession, or have something happen that you accept or receive

Usage examples:

He climbed over the fence to get his ball back., monique raised her hand to get the teacher’s atten…

Meanings of Get up to:

phrasal verb

Be involved in something, especially something illicit or surprising.

Usage examples:

What did you get up to last weekend?

Meanings of Get with the program:

phrase

Do what is expected of one; adopt the prevailing viewpoint.

Usage examples:

Come on you guys—get with the programme!
idiom

To accept new ideas and give more attention to what is happening now

Usage examples:

They've been playing the same old music for ten years now - it's time to get with the program.

Meanings of Get your ducks in a row:

idiom

To be well prepared or well organized for something that is going to happen

Usage examples:

They should have had their ducks in a row beforehand, so they were ready to start the job when requ…

Get-a

ɡet

Meanings of Get-a:

phrasal verb

To find a way of dealing with or avoiding a problem

Usage examples:

The committee is looking for ways to get around the funding problem., you need a car to get around …

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