get onto

  1. Also: get on to board or cause or help to board (a bus, train, etc)

  2. (intr) to make contact with; communicate with

  1. (intr) to become aware of (something illicit or secret): the boss will get onto their pilfering unless they're careful

  2. (intr) to deliver a demand, request, or rebuke to: I'll get onto the manufacturers to replace these damaged goods

  • See usage note at onto

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