Definitions

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  • v. To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.
  • v. To be successful.
  • v. To progress (with).
  • v. To become late.
  • v. To become old.
  • v. To have a good relationship; to get along
  • v. To commence (an action).
  • interj. Expresses surprise or disbelief.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. appear in a show, on T.V. or radio
  • v. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  • v. get up on the back of
  • v. have smooth relations
  • v. grow old or older
  • v. develop in a positive way
  • v. grow late or (of time) elapse

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Examples

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  • When the chorus came around, Jaci Velasquez sang the words, “I get on my knees…” and Danielle did just that, immediately dropping to the floor, kneeling, clasping her hands, and bowing her head in a posture of prayer.

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  • In the crowd of other passengers, we elbow past a kiosk with cone-shaped vats of fruit drinks and a counter crawling with wasps to get on a bus that will take us to the small town of Sudak, only seven kilometers away from our destination.

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  • Even Donnacha had managed to get on the bus and he had never held a hurley in his life.

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