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Meaning of 'I got on famoulsy'



 
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Meaning of 'I got on famoulsy' #1 (permalink) Sun Aug 13, 2006 6:04 am   Meaning of 'I got on famoulsy'
 

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ESL/EFL Test #76 "Christmas Postman (3)", question 1

At first I got on famously finding the right pigeonholes, checking Ted's list and putting the letters in ..........

(a) bounds
(b) bundles
(c) bonds
(d) bounded

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #76 "Christmas Postman (3)", answer 1

At first I got on famously finding the right pigeonholes, checking Ted's list and putting the letters in bundles.

Correct answer: (b) bundles
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meaning of 'I got on famoulsy', please

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Get on #2 (permalink) Sun Aug 13, 2006 8:38 am   Get on
 

Hi,

Usually famous (adjective) and famously (adverb) give the idea of well known. Get on in the sentence means make progress. The complete expression
Quote:
get on famously
means make very good progress - do the job very successfully.

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