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English definition of “get on”

get on

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
getting on for UK (US going on) almost: He must be getting on for 80 now. It was getting on for midnight.AlmostMerely and barely
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