Get onto



verb (preposition)
1.
Also get on. to board or cause or help to board (a bus, train, etc)
2.
(intransitive) to make contact with; communicate with
3.
(intransitive) to become aware of (something illicit or secret): the boss will get onto their pilfering unless they’re careful
4.
(intransitive) to deliver a demand, request, or rebuke to: I’ll get onto the manufacturers to replace these damaged goods

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