Also: get on to board or cause or help to board (a bus, train, etc)
(intr) to make contact with; communicate with
(intr) to become aware of (something illicit or secret)the boss will get onto their pilfering unless they're careful
(intr) to deliver a demand, request, or rebuke toI'll get onto the manufacturers to replace these damaged goods
Why Are People Getting “Canceled”?It’s a bit disconcerting that we’re canceling people because in many ways it’s dehumanizing. So, why are we using it?
Where Did Narwhals Get Their Name?It’s likely no surprise that around here, we delight in animals with interesting names—from zedonk to beefalo. One of the few creatures that can top the zedonk for linguistic and zoological oddness is the narwhal. If you’ve ever seen a creature that looks like a whale with a unicorn horn, you might imagine it’s been Photoshopped. But that’s not fiction—that’s a narwhal. Where did the …
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