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English definition of “get at something ”

get at something

verb phrasal verb with get  /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/) us  

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to suggest or express something in a way that is not direct or clear: You mean I shouldn’t come tonight – is that what you’re getting at?
(Definition of get at something phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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