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  • 1 get to — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To begin by chance; begin to. Used with a verbal noun or an infinitive. * /George meant to save his dollar, but he got to thinking how good an ice cream cone would taste, and he spent it./ * /On a rainy day, Sally got to… …

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  • 2 get to — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To begin by chance; begin to. Used with a verbal noun or an infinitive. * /George meant to save his dollar, but he got to thinking how good an ice cream cone would taste, and he spent it./ * /On a rainy day, Sally got to… …

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  • 3 get to — phrasal 1. a. begin < gets to worrying over nothing at all > b. to be ready to begin or deal with < I ll get to the accounts as soon as I can > 2. to have an effect on: as a. influence b. bother …

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  • 4 get to — verb a) To affect adversely; to upset or annoy. Ill call you when I get to the railway station. b) To track down and intimidate. How come he got to be hall monitor? No fair! …

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  • 5 Get to Know Your Rabbit — Infobox Film name = Get to Know Your Rabbit image size = 150px caption = Original poster director = Brian De Palma producer = Peter Nelson Paul Gaer Steven Bernhardt writer = Jordan Crittenden starring = Tom Smothers John Astin Katharine Ross… …

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  • 6 get to the point — See: COME TO THE POINT …

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  • 7 get to the point — See: COME TO THE POINT …

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  • 8 get to the bottom of — {v. phr.} To find out the real cause of. * /The superintendent talked with several students to get to the bottom of the trouble./ * /The doctor made several tests to get to the bottom of the man s headaches./ Compare: GET TO THE HEART OF …

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  • 9 get to the bottom of — {v. phr.} To find out the real cause of. * /The superintendent talked with several students to get to the bottom of the trouble./ * /The doctor made several tests to get to the bottom of the man s headaches./ Compare: GET TO THE HEART OF …

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  • 10 get to first base — or[reach first base] {v. phr.} To make a good start; really begin; succeed, * /Joe had a long paper to write for history class, but when the teacher asked for it, Joe hadn t got to first base yet./ * /Suppose Sam falls in love with Betty. Can he… …

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  • 11 get to first base — or[reach first base] {v. phr.} To make a good start; really begin; succeed, * /Joe had a long paper to write for history class, but when the teacher asked for it, Joe hadn t got to first base yet./ * /Suppose Sam falls in love with Betty. Can he… …

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  • 12 get to the heart of — {v. phr.} To find the most important facts about or the central meaning of; understand the most important thing about. * /You can often get to the heart of people s unhappiness by letting them talk./ * / If you can find a topic sentence, often it …

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  • 13 get to the heart of — {v. phr.} To find the most important facts about or the central meaning of; understand the most important thing about. * /You can often get to the heart of people s unhappiness by letting them talk./ * / If you can find a topic sentence, often it …

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  • 14 get to the bottom of — verb To understand, discover the truth about, or solve. I dont know whats going on here, but Ill get to the bottom of it sooner or later …

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  • 15 get to know — verb To become acquainted with (someone). Im not into that one night thing. I think a person should get to know someone and even be in love with them before you use them and degrade them [ …

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  • 16 get to the point — verb To state (something) directly; as opposed to in a long winded way. Syn: cut to the chase, get on with it Ant: beat around the bush …

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  • 17 get to one's feet — verb To stand up. Syn: get up, arise Ant: sit, sit down …

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  • 18 get to grips with — verb a) To deal (with something) decisively, or to confront (it) head on. b) To battle (with something). Syn: come to grips …

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  • 19 Like To Get To Know You — is a 1960s song from Spanky and Our Gang.Like to get to know you was started out on April 21, 1968, Elaine Spanky McFarlane, Nigel Pickering, Paul Oz Bach, Malcolm Hale, John Seiter, Kenny Hodges, and Lefty Baker, were together as the band called …

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  • 20 Come Get to This — Single by Marvin Gaye from the album Let s Get It On B side Distant Lover Released October 11, 1973 …

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