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phrasal verb
  1. 1
    to get into a bus, plane, or train

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  2. 7
    British same as get along (sense 1)
  3. 8
    mainly American to finally do something that you have been intending to do for a while

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  4. 10
    getting on
    1. a.
      fairly old

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  5. 11
    getting on for almost a particular time, number, age etc

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