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English definition of “get at sb”

get at sb

(CRITICIZE) informal, UK (US usually get on sb) phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
to criticize a person repeatedly: He keeps getting at me and I really don't know what I've done wrong.Chastising and rebuking
(Definition of get at sb (CRITICIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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