get at sth
— phrasal verb with get uk /ɡet/ us /ɡet/ verb present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten
- It's not clear what he's getting at in this section of the article.
- She didn't understand what her husband was getting at.
- It's obvious what he's getting at. He wants you to cook dinner.
- What are you getting at?
- What they're getting at is that they think the house is overpriced.
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