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get on someone

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get on someone

verb phrase

To deride; harass; hassle, rag: It helps them stay cool when their boss gets on them (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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