Definition of get to in English:

get to

phrasal verb

informal
  • Annoy or upset (someone) by persistent action.

    ‘he started crying—we were getting to him’
    • ‘It only occurred to me later how much it all got to me and how the drink affected the way I played.’
    • ‘I couldn't, wouldn't, let him know that he was getting to me.’
    irritate, annoy, anger, vex, irk, nettle, pique, exasperate, infuriate, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, ruffle someone's feathers, try someone's patience
    annoy, irritate, exasperate, anger, irk, vex, inflame, put out, nettle, needle, provoke, incense, infuriate, madden, rub up the wrong way, try someone's patience, make someone's blood boil, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, get someone's hackles up, rattle someone's cage
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