Expresses surprise or disbelief.
To progress (with).
It's time to get on with improving quality.
To become late.
Time is getting on.
To become old.
My parents are visibly getting on a bit these days.
To have a good relationship; to get along
I wish you and I could learn to get on.
To commence (an action).
The dishes need washing, the floor needs vacuuming, the laundry needs folding. Get on it!
get along with, get on with, get on, get along(verb)
have smooth relations
"My boss and I get along very well"
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board, get on(verb)
get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
age, shape up, progress, bestride, come on, climb on, be on, board, come along, senesce, get along, room, get along with, mount up, get on with, mount, advance, jump on, mature, hop on, maturate
hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride(verb)
get up on the back of
"mount a horse"
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grow late or (of time) elapse
"It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!"
get on, be on(verb)
appear in a show, on T.V. or radio
"The news won't be on tonight"
progress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape up(verb)
develop in a positive way
"He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
throw out, fare, mature, set ahead, come, bring forward, build up, come along, board, pass on, get along, win, supercharge, kick upstairs, progress, maturate, pull ahead, come on, make headway, go up, advance, surface, upgrade, make out, encourage, further, come up, gain, bestride, elevate, age, mount up, do, draw close, draw near, boost, go on, gain ground, jump on, raise, work up, move on, get on with, hop on, senesce, approach, shape up, show up, turn up, climb on, get along with, appear, come near, mount, march on, come out, be on, near, promote, get ahead, build
senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate(verb)
grow old or older
"She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
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It's causing a lot of unnecessary stress, and if we knew we could just sign up, get on a list and be notified when it's our turn, that would be great.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said. In Macedonia, where refugees reach before streaming into the former Yugoslavia, the government declared a state of emergency for the next year. Macedonia is considering building a fence on its border like Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic did Hungary, although it is not a long term solution, said Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Popovski In Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel initially announced the country would take in 800,000 refugees this year, the head of the BND, Gerhard Schindler, said the most immediate danger comes from jihadists who are already in Germany. Related ImageExpand / ContractWith Western Europe closing its doors, thousands of refugees are stranded along the path from Middle East misery. ( FoxNews.com) For the Jihadists, it is much easier to obtain a false or stolen passport and get on the plane. The real danger comes from Western Europe, jihadists returning to Germany and other European countries, once fought on the fronts of the Middle East.
We would like them to get on with it.
At CAF level we are not aware of any African countries who have written to ask Blatter to stay on, we feel it is better to get on with our own work in the mean time and see what everyone has to say in the next months. Everybody is waiting for clarity.
The officer gave the suspect several commands to get on the ground but he refused to comply, yelling profanities at the officer.
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- envellir, dur-se bé, embarcar, som-hi, muntar, progressarCatalan, Valencian
- llevarse bien, montar, manos a la obra, tardar, envejecerSpanish
- menestyä, ikääntyä, vanheta, noustaFinnish
- monter, embarquer, enfourcherFrench
- 乗る, のっかるJapanese
- сесть, стареть, состариться, садитьсяRussian
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