English verb: get to
|1.||get to (motion) reach a goal, e.g.,|
|Samples||Make the first team.|
We made it!.
She may not make the grade.
|Synonyms||make, progress to, reach|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||accomplish, achieve, attain, reach|
|2.||get to (change) arrive at the point of|
|Samples||She gets to fretting if I stay away from home too long.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s INFINITIVE|
|Broader (hypernym)||begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out|
|3.||get to (emotion) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations|
|Samples||Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me.|
It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves.
|Examples||The performance is likely to get to Sue|
|Synonyms||annoy, bother, chafe, devil, get at, gravel, irritate, nark, nettle, rag, rile, vex|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|Narrower (hyponym)||antagonise, antagonize, beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, eat into, fret, fret, get, get under one's skin, grate, harass, harry, hassle, molest, peeve, plague, provoke, rankle, ruffle|