verb (inf=to get on, gets on, getting on, got on, got on (UK), or gotten on (US))
- (transitive) To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.
- Please the bus as quickly as possible.
- (intransitive) To enter a vehicle.
- She has no trouble getting off a bus but has difficulty getting on.
- (intransitive) To be successful.
- John is really getting on at work.
- (intransitive) To fare or progress.
- I hear John has a new job. How's he getting on?
- (intransitive) To become late.
- Time is getting on.
- (intransitive) To become old.
- My parents are getting on a bit these days.
- (intransitive) To have a good relationship.
- I wish you and I could learn to get on.
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