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English definition of “get to sb”

get to sb

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

(SUFFER)

If something gets to you, it makes you suffer: The heat was beginning to get to me, so I went indoors.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive

(UPSET)

C2 If someone gets to you, they make you feel upset or angry: I know he's annoying, but you shouldn't let him get to you.Making people sad, shocked and upset
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