get at (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb get at (2).

Meaning: to mean or to imply something

For example:

  • get at I didn't understand what she was getting at.

  • get at sth In this song I think he was getting at the fact that we all need to take responsibility for our actions.

Quick Quiz:

If you don't know what he was getting at, ask him to

a. tell you what he meant

b. tell you what he got

c. tell you where he went

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Contributor: Matt Errey