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get on with sth

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
to ​start or ​continue doing something, ​especiallywork: Stop ​talking and get on with it. I like to be ​left to get on with the ​job. I ​suppose I could get on with the ​ironing while I'm ​waiting.

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(Definition of get on with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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get on with sth

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (-tt-, got, got, or US gotten)
to continue doing something, especially ​work: I suppose I could get on with doing my ​expenses while I wait for the ​computersystem to ​restart.
(Definition of get on with sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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