Definition of get on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


get on

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1  (also get along) used to talk or ask about how well somebody is doing in a particular situation He's getting on very well at school. How did you get on at the interview?
  2. 2  to be successful in your career, etc. Parents are always anxious for their children to get on. I don't know how he's going to get on in life.
  3. 3  (also get along) to manage or survive We can get on perfectly well without her. I just can't get along without a secretary.