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Phrasal Verbs

get at (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb get at (1)

Meaning

to get hold of something

Synonym

reach

For example

  • get at sth Make sure you put any dangerous medicines away so that the kids can't get at them.

  • get at sth You'll need to put the food in a place where the ants can't get at it.

Quick Quiz

We need to make sure our kids can't get at anything

a. educational

b. dangerous

c. healthy

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