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- v. To move onto an object, especially one on which it is possible to stand.
- v. To contact a person or organisation about a particular matter.
- v. To connect, especially to the Internet or a network.
- v. To scold someone.
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- v. understand, usually after some initial difficulty
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I was stuck in Dublin Castle, changing the bloody guard, and I’ve pulled a hundred strings to get onto Wellesley’s staff.
I have said nothing to the police about you or your associates or your surmise about Marko’s death, but they are not donkeys, and I knew they would get onto it.
You know, Mr. Hagedorn is down because Scotts' earnings are down, but I would say selling Scotts Miracle-Marijuana-Gro is not the way to get onto a 52-week high with that stock.
Tumbling in late came Billy Stanton, who won the prize for the first to get onto the playing field.