Urge or scold someone about doing something. For example, Dad should get after Billy to mow the lawn, or Mary got after Jane for forgetting her house key. Also see keep after.
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In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.
Chefs have been on the trend for years, hosting underground dinner parties and after-hour meals for staff.
But while Yariv and Nakarin have had plenty of their friends over for dinner, this is no regular get-together.
Imagine the rightful morning-after furor if a racial slight had been broadcast in primetime.
The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
Ten minutes later, Delancy drove the get-away car out of the service station.
It was in this room that Delancy's get-away car had changed paint jobs, and in about ten minutes.
But the exquisite was used to it; he would only have felt badly if they had ignored his new get-up.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
But I don't see that that sort of thing helps him to decide upon the most suitable career for a young man in after-war conditions.First Plays|A. A. Milne