get on meaning

WGet On
  • ”Get On” is a song written and recorded by the Finnish rock band Hurriganes in September 1974. It appeared on their second album, entitled Roadrunner.
  • However, according to Richard Stanley, the band had been playing the song live already during the previous summer, months before the recording sessions in Stockholm.
  • The words of this song consist of some kind of “Rock Esperanto”. There are words and phrases from the English language, but also non-sense words, and the syntax of proper English is not used systematically.

    Definition of get on in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFget on!SGgets onPRgetting onPTgot onPPgot onPPgotten on
    1. VT VI To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.
      1. Please get on the bus as quickly as possible.   She has no trouble getting off a bus but has difficulty getting on. ‎
    2. VI To be successful.
      1. John is really getting on at work.   I hear John has a new job. How's he getting on?   She's getting on very well at school. ‎
    3. VI (with "with") To progress (with).
      1. It's time to get on with improving quality. ‎
    4. VI To become late.
      1. Time is getting on.   It was getting on for midnight before I went to bed. ‎
    5. VI To become old.
      1. My parents are visibly getting on a bit these days. ‎
    6. VI To have a good relationship; to get along.
      1. “I don't know how you and the ‘head,’ as you call him, will get on, but I do know that if you call my duds a ‘livery’ again there'll be trouble. It's bad enough to go around togged out like a life saver on a drill day, but I can stand that 'cause I'm paid for it. […]”
    7. VT To commence (an action).
      1. The dishes need washing, the floor needs vacuuming, the laundry needs folding. Get on it! ‎
  • Interjection
    1. Expresses surprise or disbelief.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • We had no choice but to grit our teeth and get on with it.
        • His silly questions are really getting on my wick.
        • Those two met last Saturday at the party, and because they were both into juggling they get on like a house on fire.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Phrases
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (on)
        • Interjections
          • Verbs
            • Phrasal verbs
              • Phrasal verbs with particle (on)
              • Intransitive verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              1. en get onto
              2. en get on to
              3. en get on up
              4. en get on with
              5. en get one's fill
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of get on for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this idiom "get on" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also an interjection. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
              Definiteness: Level 8
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