Got on meaning

Got on meaning DEFAULT

1

See catch it.

2

Understand something, as in He claims his plan is reasonable, but I'm not sure I get it. This synonym for catch on was popularized during the 1980s through a televised political debate in which presidential nominee Ronald Reagan told his opponent, You just don't get it, do you? This particular phrase has since been repeated in numerous contexts where one is expressing exasperation at someone's failure to understand something. The phrase is also put in the past tense, got it, meaning “understood.” For example, We're leaving tomorrow.—OK, got it. [Colloquial; late 1800s] Also see get the message.

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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?

Words nearby get it

get into the swing of things, get into trouble, get in touch, get involved, get in with, get it, get it on, get lost, get mileage out of, get nowhere, get off

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Words related to get it

get, recognize, comprehend, understand, know, grasp, think, fly, shoot, rush, gallop, tear, scamper, bound, scurry, dart, bolt, scoot, sprint, hurry

How to use get it in a sentence

  • In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?

    Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers|Stereo Williams|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST

  • The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.

    Congress’ Gift That Keeps on Giving|P. J. O’Rourke|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • He made an easy target, the know-it-all liberal egghead who demeaned the wisdom of the American people.

    Obamacare Architect: I Wanted to Sound Smart|Ben Jacobs|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • On her own path, though, the “relationship know-it-all” is embracing her own, different natural progression.

    Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • In her Twitter profile bio, writer Liz Tuccillo calls herself a “relationship know-it-all.”

    Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.

    Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942|Various

  • Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.

    Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942|Various

  • It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.

    Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942|Various

  • But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.

    The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison

  • There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.

    Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942|Various

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get on

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget on phrasal verb1like somebody especially British EnglishRELATIONSHIP if people get on, they like each other and have a friendlyrelationship with each other withI’ve always got on well with Henry.The two boys get on well most of the time.2progressPROGRESS to deal with a job or situation or to make progressHow is George getting on at school? withHow are you getting on with your essay? withoutI don’t know how we’ll get on without Michael.3continue doing somethingCONTINUE/START AGAIN to continue doing something withBe quiet and get on with your work!4be successful to be successful in your jobYou’ll have to work hard if you want to get on.5clothing get something on to put a piece of clothing onI can’t get my boots on!6be getting ona)LATEif time is getting on, it is quite lateCome on, it’s getting on and we ought to go home.I realized that time was getting on and we would have to hurry.b)informalOLD/NOT YOUNG if someone is getting on, they are quite old7getting on for 90/10 o’clock/2,000 etcTIME/AT A PARTICULAR TIME almost a particularage, time, number etcMrs McIntyre must be getting on for 90 by now.The total cost was getting on for $100,000.8get it on American English informalSEX/HAVE SEX WITH to have sex9get on with it! spokenHURRY used to tell someone to hurryWill you lot stop messing around and get on with it!10let somebody get on with it informal to let someone do something on their own, and not help them or tell them what to doShe wanted to decorate her room, so I just let her get on with it. →get→ See Verb tableExamples from the Corpusget on• Get on a number 73 bus at the corner. That will take you to Islington High Street.• She's old and needs help getting on and off the bus.• The trainstopped in the middle of the night in Nogales. No one got on or off.• We got on the train at Lime Street station.get with• I am sure that I would have got on with both men, famously well.• But the seizuresspread to affect the other side of the brain as well, preventing it from getting on withdevelopment.• Get on with it! We don't have all day.• You just get on with it.• Stop messing around - just get on with it!• I need to get on with my homework.• I'm glad the guests are gone so I can get on with my work.• Why, therefore, did congress not get on with the business of removing a patently guiltypresident?• Could we get on with the class, please?• Contestant, Fiona, says she's just eager to get on with the game as soon as possible.• Heavyrain is preventing rescueteams from getting on with the search.• They saw themselves as wanting to get on with the teaching of their subject.• Get on with your work, please. There's a lot to do.get with• I am sure that I would have got on with both men, famously well.• But the seizures spread to affect the other side of the brain as well, preventing it from getting on with development.• You just get on with it.• Why, therefore, did congress not get on with the business of removing a patently guilty president?• Could we get on with the class, please?• Contestant, Fiona, says she's just eager to get on with the game as soon as possible.• They saw themselves as wanting to get on with the teaching of their subject.get with• I am sure that I would have got on with both men, famously well.• But the seizures spread to affect the other side of the brain as well, preventing it from getting on with development.• You just get on with it.• Why, therefore, did congress not get on with the business of removing a patently guilty president?• Could we get on with the class, please?• Contestant, Fiona, says she's just eager to get on with the game as soon as possible.• They saw themselves as wanting to get on with the teaching of their subject.be getting on• Ethel's getting on in years now -- she must be in her late 60s.• That evening her sonreturned and came to see how she was getting on.• Cal is getting on a bit and doesn't play much golf anymore.• She knew it was a stupid thing to say, but the presence of Magrat was getting on her nerves.• You may not want to riskbreeding from such a mare, especially if she is getting on in years.• It was getting onmidnight now, and cold.• This child was getting on my nerves.• After numerousattempts I was getting on quite well, managing to get right up on to the bike.• He wondered how she was getting on, she and Violet, and if she was happy in Mitford.• And you must be getting on with your excitingadventures.get it on• Do you think those two are ever going to get it on?• Only he's actually got it on a scooter.• The point was to get it on, and never mind the fusses and frills.• Be careful, though, not to get it oneyelashes.• Shoot, get it on, get it over with.• Now have you got it on the thing or have you got it on the bottom of the frame?• Should he continue getting it on, then go for her.• You get it on your hands.

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got

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verb

a simple past tense and past participle of get.

auxiliary verb

Informal. must; have got (followed by an infinitive).

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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?

usage note for got

See get.

Words nearby got

gossypose, go stag, go steady, goster, go straight, got, Göta, Göta Canal, Gotama, got a thing going, gotcha

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Words related to got

pull, earn, land, receive, win, make, draw, pick up, bring, score, take, have, grab, obtain, realize, gain, catch, accept, beat, run

How to use got in a sentence

  • So you have to find your moments where you may not get the feedback that you want, but you got to walk away knowing that you did everything that you can to bring that character alive.

    Sitcom Queen Tichina Arnold Got Funny to Avoid Spankings|Pallabi Munsi|September 10, 2020|Ozy

  • She’s persistent in some good ways, in some bad ways, but you got to give her credit for what she’s done.

    Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy

  • When there’s blood in the water, when it looks like everything’s terrible, you got to buy.

    How CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin Would Close the Wealth Gap|Eromo Egbejule|August 26, 2020|Ozy

  • I got to work by finding out where I could link to our guide internally from as many relevant posts on our blog as possible.

    Google advanced search: Six powerful tips for better SEO|Aditya Sheth|June 30, 2020|Search Engine Watch

  • When he says this, entrepreneurs just leap out of the woodwork and they say, “You know, you got to be optimistic to get anything done!”

    Introducing “No Stupid Questions” (Ep. 422)|Stephen J. Dubner|June 18, 2020|Freakonomics

  • Hair Cressida: Tousled, shoulder-length, just-got-out-of-bed blonde mop.

    Cressida Bonas vs. Cara Delevingne: A Differentiation Guide to Two Celebrity English Roses|Tom Sykes|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST

  • Cara: Tousled, shoulder-length, just-got-out-of-bed blonde mop.

    Cressida Bonas vs. Cara Delevingne: A Differentiation Guide to Two Celebrity English Roses|Tom Sykes|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST

  • Let's not lose sight of the other leg--the I-was-CEO-I-wasn't-in-charge-I-retired-retroactively-but-I-still-got-paid leg.

    The Emerging Theory on Mitt's Taxes: It's 2009|Michael Tomasky|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST

  • Timothy Geithner has become America's latest if-only-we-got-rid-of-him-it'd-all-be-better bogeyman.

    Stop Crucifying Tim Geithner|Katty Kay|March 9, 2009|DAILY BEAST

  • But what I can see is that Geithner has become America's latest if-only-we-got-rid-of-him-it'd-all-be-better bogeyman.

    Stop Crucifying Tim Geithner|Katty Kay|March 9, 2009|DAILY BEAST

  • And a handsomely got-up pamphlet, illustrated with woodcuts, was placed in my hands, and I began to study the pages.

    The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies

  • Smart, well-got-up young fellow, with a taste for the good things of life, but a trifle thin in the wearing parts.

    Dry Fish and Wet|Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen

  • This is taking the wise in their own craftiness, I reckon: and richly you deserve to lose all your ill-got hoard.

    The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper|Martin Farquhar Tupper

  • There's not an avenin' but I thinks to meself: Now, me dear, yu've a-got one more to fennish, an' then yu'll 'eve yore cup o' tea.

    The Foundations (Fourth Series Plays)|John Galsworthy

  • The handsome and expensively got-up publications inaugurated by Mr. Ackermann, began to occupy our artist in 1799.

    Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume|Joseph Grego

British Dictionary definitions for got


verb

the past tense and past participle of get

have got
  1. to possesshe has got three apples
  2. (takes an infinitive)used as an auxiliary to express compulsion felt to be imposed by or upon the speakerI've got to get a new coat

have got it badorhave got it badlyinformalto be infatuated

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for got


abbr.

glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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Get it or Got it? How to Use \

It turned out that Ilya did not even mind trying a member in his ass, so he didn't have to be persuaded. Sasha completely dressed as a girl and they fucked again, they even used a toy from Ilya's parents, it was a. Double-sided dildo, all covered with veins and so long that when the boys' butts touched each other, the dildo reached such depths in their asses that the boys began to cum, without even touching their members.

So they fucked until the morning, and in the morning they just collapsed exhausted. They even forgot that they need to go to school in the morning.

Meaning got on

What doesn't suit them. You wont be an excellent student, you wont get a good job. they say.

3 ways to use HAVE GOT in English

I accelerate, overtake the car in front, level up with a running girl, open the door, make a kind face and, giving my. Voice maximum participation, I ask something like "Girl, do I need to save you?" The girl is all in tears, does not answer, sobs and throws her ass on the passenger seat, closes the door behind her with a clap.

She looks like, say, exactly 18 years and 1 day. But not in any way. Now I'm away from home, in a hotel, tormented by the question - to try to find some whores, or to occupy my evening.

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The business suit sat on her like a glove. The skirt was just above the knee, revealing perfect calves. A cream blouse and tie complemented the look.



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