be getting on for

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be getting on for
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. frisar
I'm getting on for 30 and I'm starting to think about starting a family.Estoy frisando los 30 años y estoy empezando en pensar en empezar una familia.
b. rozar
Julia is getting on for 80 and her kids want her to stop driving.Julia está rozando los 80 y sus hijos quieren que deje de manejar.
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