get to

Definitions of get to
  1. verb
    arrive at the point of
    “She gets to fretting if I stay away from home too long”
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    begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out
    take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  2. verb
    reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"
    synonyms: make, progress to, reach
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    accomplish, achieve, attain, reach
    gain with effort
  3. verb
    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    synonyms: annoy, bother, chafe, devil, get at, gravel, irritate, nark, nettle, rag, rile, vex
    chafe
    feel extreme irritation or anger
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    get, get under one's skin
    irritate
    eat into, fester, fret, gnaw, grate, rankle
    gnaw into; make resentful or angry
    peeve
    cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
    ruffle
    trouble or vex
    fret
    cause annoyance in
    beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke
    annoy continually or chronically
    antagonise, antagonize
    provoke the hostility of
    goad, needle
    goad or provoke, as by constant criticism
    bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate, rag, torment
    treat cruelly
    haze
    harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions
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    displease
    give displeasure to
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