get on for (something)

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Definition of get on for (something)

British, informal
: to move toward becoming (a specified age, time, etc.) It was getting on for noon. He's getting on for 70.

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get on/onto the subject of

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“Get on for (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20on%20for%20%28something%29. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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