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get onto

  • verb understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    get it; catch on; latch on; tumble; get wise; twig; cotton on.
    • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on
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leech onto

  • verb admire boundlessly and follow around
    • the groupies leeched onto the rock star
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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