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English definition of “get on”

get on

(LATE) phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
be getting on informal If you say it's getting on, or time is getting on, you mean it is becoming late: It's getting on - we'd better be going.Late
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