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    What does " get to" mean?

    Hi,
    What does "get to" mean in this context? Thanks for you help!

    Context:
    Woman 1: Can I ask you something?
    Woman 2: Yeah.
    Woman 1: Why do you care so much?
    Woman 2: 'Cause he lied to me.
    Woman 1: They all lie to you.
    Woman 2: May be because he's the one guy in here I can actually get to...one guy I can...make a difference with.
    Woman 1: Go home, girl. You keep burning it at both ends like this, you're gonna drive yourself crazy.
    Woman 2: Good night.

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    Re: What does " get to" mean?

    communicate with

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    Re: What does " get to" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by XINLAI-UE View Post
    Hi,
    What does "get to" mean in this context? Thanks for you help!

    Context:
    Woman 1: Can I ask you something?
    Woman 2: Yeah.
    Woman 1: Why do you care so much?
    Woman 2: 'Cause he lied to me.
    Woman 1: They all lie to you.
    Woman 2: May be because he's the one guy in here I can actually get to...one guy I can...make a difference with.
    Woman 1: Go home, girl. You keep burning it at both ends like this, you're gonna drive yourself crazy.
    Woman 2: Good night.
    Hi, XINLAI-UE!

    It looks like you are still watching 'Prison Break', right???

    The answer to your question about 'get to' is answered by Sara when she states: Maybe because he's the one guy in here I can actually get to...one guy I can...make a difference with.

    Sara believes she has the ability to help the inmate get his life together...to become a better person...to see the error of his ways, etc.

    Enjoy!

    Amigo




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