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|present participle||getting on|
|past tense||got on|
|past participle||got on|
Can we please get on, because there are a lot of things still to discuss.
I need to get on and cook this chicken before everyone gets here.
Claire got on the school board.
She even got on TV talking about her invention.
My parents and I don't get on.
I think you two would get on well.
She seems to get on with everybody.
This is the British English definition of get on. View American English definition of get on.
a curved area at one end of a church
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