Get-on meaning

(intransitive) To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.

Please get on the bus as quickly as possible. She has no trouble getting off a bus but has difficulty getting on.

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(intransitive) To be successful.

John is really getting on at work. I hear John has a new job. How's he getting on? She's getting on very well at school.

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(intransitive) To become late.

Time is getting on. It was getting on for midnight before I went to bed.

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(intransitive) To become old.

My parents are visibly getting on a bit these days.

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(intransitive) To have a good relationship; to get along.

I wish you and I could learn to get on.

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To commence (an action).

The dishes need washing, the floor needs vacuuming, the laundry needs folding. Get on it!

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Expresses surprise or disbelief.
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(intransitive, with "with") To progress (with).

It's time to get on with improving quality.

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