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  • v. Arrive at a destination
  • v. succeed.


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  • Before we get there I can smell this stinging, pungent odor, like blood and licorice and Old Spice Cologne.

    Finding Dignity

  • “I need to get there before they behead the Count of Monte Crisco, thank you very much.”

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • This was why Salisbury allowed Baring to send Egyptian troops to take Tokar: If Britain did not get there first, then Italy would.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • I try to get there before my mother so we can have a nice quietvisit.

    Decoys, Inc.

  • I was closest to Lubec; there was no way that Louis could get there before Pudd's deadline ran out.

    The Killing Kind

  • You know what sort of lodgings she would get there among psalm-singing greengrocers who would tell her of her misfortune every day of her life!

    Dr. Wortle's School

  • We had a great chairman there, Mary Ann Napier, who requested we get there early and mix and mingle before the speeches.

    Barbara Bush

  • This is the annual NBC Dinner, there is some news breaking and before I get there I better be briefed.

    Barbara Bush

  • At the same time, a human male, a human who must have been able to run almost as fast as a wolf to get there as fast as he did, threw his sharpstick.

    Promise of the Wolves

  • Unlikely as it was that the CO's personal presence was required at a given point on the perimeter, he could get there in under five minutes if he was seriously determined to do so.

    Phule me twice


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