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    #1

    get on

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    He does not get on well with other people.

    get on = be compatible

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    #2

    Re: get on

    That's correct. You could also say that one has a good relationship with another. IMO, in AmE, get along with is heard more frequently than get on with.

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