get on top of someone Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of "get on top of someone" - English Dictionary

get on top of someone

If a difficult situation gets on top of you, it makes you feel so upset that you cannot deal with it: She's had a few financial problems and I think things have just been getting on top of her.
(Definition of get on top of someone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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