get along


get along
get along
1. [for people or animals] to be amiable with one another. •

Those two just don't get along.

They seem to get along just fine.

2. to leave; to be on one's way. •

I've got to get along. It's getting late.

It's time for me to get along. See you later.

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also[get on] {v.} 1. To go or move away; move on. * /The policeman told the boys on the street corner to get along./ 2. To go forward; make progress; advance, * /John is getting along well in school. He is learning more every day./ Syn.: GET AHEAD. 3. To advance; become old or late. * /It is getting along towards sundown./ * /Grandmother is 68 and getting along./ 4. To get or make what you need; manage. * /It isn't easy to get along in the jungle./ * /We can get along on $100 a week./ Compare: DO WITHOUT(2), GET BY, MAKE DO. 5. To live or work together in a friendly way; agree, cooperate; not fight or argue. * /We don't get along with the Jones family./ * /Jim and Jane get along fine together./ * /Don't be hard to get along with./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • get along — also[get on] {v.} 1. To go or move away; move on. * /The policeman told the boys on the street corner to get along./ 2. To go forward; make progress; advance, * /John is getting along well in school. He is learning more every day./ Syn.: GET… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ along — • get along (in years) v 1. To go or move away; move on. The policeman told the boys on the street corner to get along. 2. To go forward; make progress; advance, John is getting along well in school. He is learning more every day. Syn.: get ahead …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get along — or[on in years] {v. phr.} To age; grow old. * /My father is getting along in years; he will be ninety on his next birthday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get along — or[on in years] {v. phr.} To age; grow old. * /My father is getting along in years; he will be ninety on his next birthday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get along — [v1] make progress cope, develop, do, fare, flourish, get by*, get on*, make out, manage, muddle through*, prosper, shift, succeed, thrive; concepts 117,704 Ant. cease, halt, stop get along [v2] depart advance, be off, go, go away, leave, march,… …   New thesaurus

  • get along — (with (someone)) to have a good relationship. My kids and their cousins really get along with each other …   New idioms dictionary

  • get along — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms get along : present tense I/you/we/they get along he/she/it gets along present participle getting along past tense got along past participle got along 1) get along or get on or get on with if people get… …   English dictionary

  • get along — Synonyms and related words: accord, advance, age, agree, agree with, ameliorate, amend, be getting along, be so, be such, buzz off, cheat the undertaker, chime in with, clear, clear the hurdle, come along, come away, come on, come out, come… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get along — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to manage ) to get along on (we cannot get along on his salary) 2) (D; intr.) ( to relate ) to get along with (how does she get along with her brother?) * * * [ getə lɒŋ] (D; intr.) ( to relate ) to get along with (how does she …   Combinatory dictionary

  • get along — 1) PHR V RECIP If you get along with someone, you have a friendly relationship with them. You can also say that two people get along. [V P with n] It s impossible to get along with him... [pl n V P] Although at one point their voices were raised… …   English dictionary


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