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To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.Anna Strong
Third person singular
- (transitive) To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.
- Please get on the bus as quickly as possible.
- (intransitive) To enter a vehicle.
- She has no trouble getting off a bus but has difficulty getting on.
- (intransitive) To be successful.
- John is really getting on at work.
- (intransitive) To fare or progress.
- I hear John has a new job. How's he getting on?
- (intransitive) To become late.
- Time is getting on.
- (intransitive) To become old.
- My parents are getting on a bit these days.
- (intransitive) To have a good relationship.
- I wish you and I could learn to get on.
- (to become late): get late
- (to board a vehicle): alight from, climb down from, climb off, disembark, exit, get down from, get off, get out of, leave
- (to enter a vehicle): alight, climb down, disembark, exit, get down, get off, get out, leave
to board or mount
to be successful
to become late
to have a good relationship
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