Definition of get on to in US English:

get on to

phrasal verb

British
  • Make contact with (someone) about a particular topic.

    • ‘So, I got on to a local man, pleaded with him to make a site visit as soon as he could, do the necessary calculations and give us a way forward.’
    • ‘I got in contact with Guinness in Dublin and they got on to their reps in California and the tap was installed.’
    • ‘The company got on to Airtours in Manchester and explained the problem.’
    • ‘In this way I got on to various people who he hadn't had any time for but I quite liked.’
    • ‘He said any victim who wanted to seek advice could contact him in Wexford or get on to any other Right of Place branch.’
    contact, get in touch with, communicate with, make contact with, reach, be in communication with
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