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English definition of “get on”

get on

(RELATIONSHIP) UK (US also UK get along) phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
B1 to have a good relationship : We're getting on much better now that we don't live together. He doesn't get on with his daughter .Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
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