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get down to sth

phrasal verb with get
 
 
/ɡet/ verb ( present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got, US gotten)
B2 to start doing something seriously and with a lot of attention and effort: Before we get down to business, I'd like to thank you all for coming today.Starting and beginningStarting again
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