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  • v. To proceed with; to begin or continue.
  • v. To have a good relationship with.

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

  • v. have smooth relations


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  • Richardson Abbot thought, he could get on with his work.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • Cube doubted that she was making much progress in recruitment, but once they had rescued Brusque, maybe she could get on with it.

    Cube Route

  • I know, dear heart, that I am rather an impossible person, difficult to get on with and moody and peevy at times.

    Castles of Steel

  • No-Dave Ward didn't mind being manipulated and hu­mored by military personnel so long as they did the fight­ing and let him get on with his job and earn his salary.

    Behold the Stars

  • Then Suits could get on with the business of changing the history of the Port of San Francisco, and I could collect my obscenely large fee and get on with the business of attracting a stable of steady clients.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • The Scotsmen were ready to get on with it, and so, in the simplest manner, the Lord Keeper Livingston brought Mary forward to the altar and put her gently in the throne set up there.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • 'How did Mr Randish get on with his father-in-law, Mr Landers?'

    No Laughing Matter

  • He knew hed put himself in a bad situation, but the sooner Cher-Ling got help with her bipolar disorder, the sooner shed get on with her life and leave him and Nia alone.

    The After Wife

  • 'How did you get on with him, Mrs Prote?' said Thanet.

    No Laughing Matter

  • Major Perry came through on the phone to Mainwaring; Ward and the others waiting in their suits couldn't hear the conversation, they could only see Mainwaring nodding and looking relieved and his urgent gesture to the men to get on with it.

    Behold the Stars


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