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To acquire or gain possession of (something)
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“In her view, one way to get at success is to define it in terms of what the patient wants from treatment and what the therapist wants.”
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To reach or gain access to something
“It was possible to actually reach in and get at the components of your engine.”
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To intent to mean, sometimes indirectly
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“What exactly were you trying to get at when you scratched your nose and winked?”
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To irritate or annoy someone
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“If somebody were to insult me and call me crazy, I feel like that would really get at me.”
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(British, informal) To harass or torment someone, typically subtly and repeatedly
“Keane has improved his aggression in the past few seasons, and I think that is one thing critics can not get at him for.”
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(British, informal) To bribe or unfairly influence someone
“It occurs to me that any of those seven judges could have been got at.”
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To insult or put down, especially in a spiteful way
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To determine or dictate
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Discover information by means of an assiduous search or investigation
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To be impossible to understand
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To criticize or point out the mistakes or weaknesses in
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To physically attack violently
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