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get to someone

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get to someone

verb phrase

  1. To bribe someone: I think maybe we can get to the Governor's butler (1927+)
  2. To distress or anger someone; bug, hassle: It's impossible to ''get to'' Oliver Barrett III/ I think it is starting to get to me (1950s+)
  3. To affect; make an impression: The puppy really got to me; I couldn't send him to the shelter (1960s+)
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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