get on with (something or someone)


: 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.
chiefly British : to be or remain friendly with (someone)
They've never really got on with each other.

Dictionary Entries Near get on with (something or someone)

get onto

get on with (something or someone)

get organized

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“Get on with (something or someone).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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