Achieve success, as in He always wanted to be a millionaire, and he finally got there. In this expression, there indicates one's goal. The participial form of this phrase, getting there, means “making progress toward a goal,” as in I haven't finished the book, but I'm getting there. [Late 1800s] Also see get somewhere.
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How to use get there in a sentence
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.
But while Yariv and Nakarin have had plenty of their friends over for dinner, this is no regular get-together.
So it's really a take-what-you-can-get kind of situation with him.‘Scandal’ Review: Olivia Pope Has Lost Her Damn Mind|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so I knew from the get-go that they would have to add action, which they have.A Trailblazer in YA Dystopian Fiction: An Interview With 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry|Marianne Hayes|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The door banged shut behind him and I heard him at the foot of the stairs roaring "Ho-ho-there-ho!"The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
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