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Synonyms for get onto

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  1. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it(verb)

    understand, usually after some initial difficulty

    "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"

    whirl around, topple, tip, break down, fasten on, latch on, collapse, cotton on, whirl, seize on, crumble, hook on, catch on, tumble, twig, take up, get it, get wise, crumple


  1. get onto(verb)

    To move onto an object, especially one on which it is possible to stand.

    The child will get onto the merry-go-round.


  2. get onto(verb)

    To scold someone.

    My father got onto me for taking the car without asking.

    scold, reprimand

  3. get onto(verb)

    log on

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  1. getonto

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How to use get onto in a sentence?

  1. Huang Wei:

    Investors who missed last year's bull run are taking advantage of the correction to get onto the ride, the virus doesn't change long-term fundamentals of China's market, just as the Pearl Harbor incident didn't change U.S. economic strength.

  2. Jappreet Sethi:

    The IT companies, they will see the first wave of revolution, once you see IT picking it up, and the other players will probably get onto the bandwagon.

  3. Austin Kim:

    It's at the choke point that you really suffer, you will not easily get onto that bridge in rush hour.

  4. Hillary Clinton on Monday:

    We are back into the political season and there are all kinds of distractions and attacks, and I am ready for that. I know that that comes, unfortunately, with the territory. It is, I think, worth nothing that the Republicans seem to be talking only about me. I don't know what they would be talk about if I wasn't in the race. But I am in the race and hopefully we will get onto the issues and I look forward to that.

  5. Jonathan Greenberg:

    He figured out what he had to do in order to deceive me and get onto that list. And he did it very well. And he maintained that persona of just sort of talking about his assets without any sense of debt and lying about it.


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