Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1get to somethingDeal with a task in due course.
- ‘I am going to get to working on the yard this weekend’
2get to someone informal Annoy or upset someone by persistent action.
irritate, annoy, anger, vex, irk, nettle, pique, exasperate, infuriate, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, ruffle someone's feathers, try someone's patienceView synonyms
- ‘he started crying—we were getting to him’
- ‘It only occurred to me later how much it all got to me and how the drink affected the way I played.’
- ‘I couldn't, wouldn't, let him know that he was getting to me.’
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