get it on

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v get it on have sexual intercourse with "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm","Adam knew Eve","Were you ever intimate with this man?"
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Quotations

  • Harry Hershfield
    Harry Hershfield
    “I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.”
  • Judith Viorst
    Judith Viorst
    “It's true love because if he said quit drinking martinis but I kept on drinking them and the next morning I couldn't get out of bed, he wouldn't tell me he told me.”
  • Sholom Aleichem
    Sholom Aleichem
    “No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.”
  • Hank Aaron
    Hank Aaron
    “It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.”
  • Charles F. Kettering
    Charles%20F.%20Kettering
    “If you want to kill any idea in the world today, get a committee working on it.”
  • E. L. Simpson
    E. L. Simpson
    “Getting an idea should be like sitting down on a pin. It should make you jump up and do something.”

Usage

In literature:

Get her on your own hall for awhile and see how you like it.
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
In reaching around to get it she upset a pile of boxes on the corner shelf, and one of them tumbled open at her feet.
"Mary Ware's Promised Land" by Annie Fellows Johnston
And I can get messages from Kingdom Come when I've had half a hot mince pie with melted cheese on it for supper.
"The Return of Peter Grimm" by David Belasco
Now the question is, can we get it on?
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
The main point was to get my foot off it as quick as I got it on, or there was trouble.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Maybe we can get them to carry the end of the rope across and fasten it on the other side.
"Roy Blakeley's Bee-line Hike" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
If you've anything on your mind, just reel it off and get rid of it.
"The Nicest Girl in the School" by Angela Brazil
Dick was so delighted that it was with difficulty we could get him to come on board again and dress for breakfast.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
In Siwash it is all right to get sent through school, and nobody looks down on you for it.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
But Spotty didn't even grunt or get up, for on its side was a sleek black cat.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
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In poetry:

Down by the bar the old shearer stands,
Grasping his glass in his thin bony hands;
Fixed is his gaze on a green-painted keg,
Glory, he'll get down on it, ere he stirs a peg.
"Click Go The Shears, Boys" by Anonymous Oceania
A radiant stranger, who saw not me.
I queried, "Get out to her do I dare?"
But I kept my seat in my search for a plea,
And the wheels moved on. O could it but be
That I had alighted there!
"Faintheart In A Railway Train" by Thomas Hardy
The voices of morning! how sweet is their thrill
When the shadows have turned, and the evening grows still!
The text of our lives may get wiser with age,
But the print was so fair on its twentieth page!
"Our Indian Summer" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
An' w'en he t'ink of de swampy farm
An' gettin' up winter night,
Watchin' de stove if de win' get higher
For fear de chimley go on fire,
It's makin' poor Louis feel so tire
He tell de devil, "All right."
"The Devil" by William Henry Drummond
It was foretold by sybils three
that in an air crash he would die.
"I'll fool their prophesy," said he;
"You won't get me to go on high.
Howe're the need for haste and speed,
I'll never, never, never fly."
"Tea On The Lawn" by Robert W Service
I'll get it though I have to steal,
Then when to ease her bitter pain
They give her sleep oh I will feel
Her hand and slip it on again;
Through tears her wasted face I'll see,
And pray to God: "Oh pity me!"
"The Wedding Ring" by Robert W Service

In news:

After the premature cancellation of its latest prestige drama, the 'Not TV' network looks to get back on track.
He sought a steady income – and said he thought he'd get it after following the recommendations of a financial adviser he found on the Internet in 2005.
"Money Barn," a new reality TV program on Animal Planet, will get its start at veteran auctioneer's barn.
Don't overstate your skill set because you will get called on it.
As Florida remains the only state yet to declare a presidential winner, WPBF 25 News' Terri Parker speaks to several officials who offer their perspective on why the state can't seem to get it right.
I was so excited to find it on my front porch so I took his photo, the sad part about it is he was dead by the next morning, so sad, no idea what happened, just glad I was able to get his photo.
When a wicket gate shaft on Unit 2 at the 456-MW Noxon Rapids plant twisted to the point of failure, plant personnel devised a way to quickly repair the unit and get it back online.
Glenn Beck Still Doesn't Get It on Woodrow Wilson 's Legacy.
It didn't take long for journalist Stefan Fatsis to get hooked on competitive Scrabble.
Spar's Zephyr is like a metal-skinned JamBox, with one important twist: if your phone or MP3 player starts to get low on juice, you can hook it up to the Zephyr and borrow some of its battery power.
It is that time of year again to get back on the ice and this fun family outing is great for kids of all ages.
Ridgway baseball gets ready on the defense in its first game against Bishop Guilfoyle at the Altoona Curve Classic over the weekend in Altoona .
"Some of the people making these costumes spend hundreds or thousands on one outfit, and it takes a lot of time to get it right," said Melissa Erdman, a UWM student and con chair of the Japanese Animation Association.
As for why the band waited 'til now to get back on the road, Stevie says it isn't just because she wanted to continue to promote her solo album, In Your Dreams.
If the Ulster Bank was called the London Bank would the disruption still be going on or would government ministers and the Bank of England have stepped in to get it sorted.
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In science:

Given a polynomial f : C2 → C, extend it to a map ¯f : P2 → P1 and resolve the points of indeterminacy to get a regular map ˜f : X → P1 that coincides with f on C2 ⊂ X .
Rational polynomials of simple type
On the other hand the standard low-spin gauge fields saturates only quadratic ansatz in momenta (18),(21), while it is clear one will get a consistent particle dynamics on Md for more general Hamiltonians than the quadratic ones.
Point particle in general background fields and generalized equivalence principle
We will use it to get more precise location information on the zeros.
Harmonic mean, random polynomials and stochastic matrices
One can still construct an analogous spinor bundle and it will have a space of sections that Aut(P ) acts on, but one cannot get non-trivial irreducible representations as subspace of this space of section.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch
The term Sj does not get substituted on the way, because there is no variable free in Sj that would be bound outside of it.
Retractions of Types with Many Atoms
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