get on
I. phrasal 1. to produce an unfortunate effect on ; upset <
the noise got on my nerves
>
2. to criticize insistently <
the fans got on him for losing the game
>
II. intransitive verb Date: 1816 1. get along <
was getting on in years
>
<
got on well with the boss
>
<
get on with the game
>
2. to gain knowledge or understanding <
got on to the racket
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get on — or[get onto] {v.}, {informal} 1. To speak to (someone) roughly about something he did wrong; blame; scold. * /Mrs. Thompson got on the girls for not keeping their rooms clean./ * /The fans got on the new shortstop after he made several errors./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get on — or[get onto] {v.}, {informal} 1. To speak to (someone) roughly about something he did wrong; blame; scold. * /Mrs. Thompson got on the girls for not keeping their rooms clean./ * /The fans got on the new shortstop after he made several errors./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get on — verb a) To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle. Please get on the bus as quickly as possible. <!This is get + on board ; is this idiomatic? (Paul G 2005 05 10 09:20 UTC): b) To subscribe to a point of view or policy. Can we get… …   Wiktionary

  • Get on your boots — «Get on your boots» sencillo de U2 del álbum No line on the horizon Lado A Get on your boots Lado B No line on the horizon (remix) Formato Descarga digital, formato físico Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Get on Your Feet — «Get on Your Feet» Sencillo de Gloria Estefan del álbum Cuts Both Ways Formato Sencillo en CD 12 Sencillo Sencillo Cassette 7 Sencillo Grabación 1988 Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Get on the Bus — «Get on the Bus» Сингл Destiny s Child Выпущен 23 февраля 1999r. Формат CD single Жанр Ритм н блюз • Хип хоп Композитор Тимбал …   Википедия

  • Get On the Bus — est un film américain réalisé par Spike Lee, sorti en 1996. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Get On The Floor — may refer to: * Get On The Floor , a song by Michael Jackson from his 1979 album Off the Wall * Get On The Floor , a song by The Promise Ring from their 2002 album wood/water * Get On The Floor , a song by Pitbull from his 2004 album M.I.A.M.I …   Wikipedia

  • Get on the Bus — est un film américain réalisé par Spike Lee, sorti en 1996. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Get on the Mic — is the second section of Track #15 on the album Paul s Boutique by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, released on July 25, 1989. * Produced and written by the Beastie Boys and the Dust Brothers. * Engineered by Mario Caldato and Allen… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”