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get to sb

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


If something gets to you, it makes you ​suffer: The ​heat was ​beginning to get to me, so I went ​indoors.


C2 If someone gets to you, they make you ​feelupset or ​angry: I ​know he's ​annoying, but you shouldn't ​let him get to you.
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