get on with (something or someone)
Definition of get on with (something or someone)
1 : to continue doing (something) I didn't mean to interrupt you. I'll let you get on with your work. You need to stop feeling sorry for yourself and just get on with your life. This introduction is taking forever. I wish they'd just get on with it the play.
2 chiefly British : to be or remain friendly with (someone) They've never really got on with each other.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: a person or thing of consequence
: one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different
: in some degree : somewhat
: used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: some person : somebody
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