One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Embark on an activity; get going.
- 1.1 Have sexual intercourse.‘we were getting it on when someone knocked at the door’
- ‘Slater was famously at the same strip club as the actor, when he allegedly got it on with a couple of strippers.’
- ‘He mentioned to me a while back about us three fooling around but we never got it on.’
- ‘When people come in with tragedies about how they aren't getting it on with their lady, he stays cool.’
- ‘Instead, he wore the $5,000 watch that she gave him around town and told everyone that he is getting it on with her.’
- ‘You know, there is a lot more to the camp than getting it on with girls.’
- ‘It's not just that you want to get it on, you want to satisfy an emotional need for intimacy.’
- ‘Guess what Kim; Ritchie got it on with your mate Abby!’
- ‘You're supposed to be saving lives not getting it on with your roommate.’
- ‘People will either find the film endearing and moving or dismiss it as a sappy mess about a couple of old goats getting it on.’
- ‘Looking around, I started to get bored and started thinking about getting it on with my girlfriend the night before.’
- 1.1 Have sexual intercourse.
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