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  1. access, get atverb

    reach or gain access to

    "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"

    Synonyms:
    annoy, devil, rile, get to, rag, gravel, access, nettle, irritate, bother, nark, vex, chafe

  2. get atverb

    influence by corruption

    Synonyms:
    annoy, devil, rile, get to, rag, gravel, access, nettle, irritate, bother, nark, vex, chafe

  3. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilverb

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

    Synonyms:
    nark, dumbfound, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus

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  1. get at

    Synonyms:
    discover, determine, find out

  2. get at

    Synonyms:
    reach, make way to

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How to use get at in a sentence?

  1. The Rev. William J. Barber:

    To get at racism, you have to investigate the patterns and practices, look at the type of arrests they have done, look at who is prosecuted in this county and who is not prosecuted. Look at the difference in the sentences, look at the ways in which people have been treated.

  2. Amy Klobuchar:

    I was really stunned by how he acted at that hearing, one idea here is that he simply was drinking more than he was saying over this time period, and that he didn't remember what happened so I was just simply trying to get at that.

  3. Gemma McCabe:

    I was brought up not to let that get at you or... bring you down, i know it was a traumatic time, but to me it was only a short time of my life.

  4. England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik:

    We are trying to get at the individuals.

  5. Federal Reserve:

    I don't know the right way to get at this, this is a question we're going to have to get our arms around. It's one of the reasons we're working on it now.


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