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Unread May 19th, 2007, 07:53 pm
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"How are you getting on at work?"

is 'get on' to mean 'get along' a Biritish English idiom?

While it doesn't sound strange to mean I don't think I'd ever use it, especially with 'with.'

"I'm not getting on with my mother in-law."
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Default Re: "How are you getting on at work?"

Yes - for me it's the other way around. "getting along" to me sounds "American" in both contexts, especially the first. I wouldn't think twice if you said it to me, but I'd tend not to say it myself - I'd always use "get on"
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