English version

get to somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget to somebody/something phrasal verb informal1 UPSETto make someone feel annoyed or upset I’m under a lot of pressure at work, and sometimes it gets to me a bit. Don’t let things get to you.2 get to thinking/wondering something informal to start thinking something He got to thinking how disappointed his parents would be. get→ See Verb table
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get to thinking/wondering somethingThere's blood in your body, and I get to thinking about what would happen if your blood froze.In any case, she had now got to thinking of other things.Then they got to thinking that maybe you were dead.When you've been around guys like Mr. B. awhile, you get to thinking the way they think.
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Verb table
get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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