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English definition of “get on to/onto sth”

get on to/onto sth

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten) us  

(SUBJECT)

to start talking about a different subject: How did we get on to (the subject of) your grandmother's cat?

(PERSON)

UK to speak or write to a person or organization because you wanthim, her, or it to help you in some way: Did you remember to get on to the plumber about the shower?
(Definition of get on to/onto sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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