Definition of get to in US English:

get to

phrasal verb

  • 1informal Annoy or upset (someone) by persistent action.

    ‘he started crying—we were getting to him’
    • ‘I couldn't, wouldn't, let him know that he was getting to me.’
    • ‘It only occurred to me later how much it all got to me and how the drink affected the way I played.’
    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
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  • 2Deal with (a task) in due course.

    ‘I am going to get to working on the yard this weekend’