get to know



get to know (third-person singular simple present gets to know, present participle getting to know, simple past got to know, past participle gotten to know)

  1. (transitive) To become acquainted with (someone or something); to meet someone.
    I'm not into that one-night thing. I think a person should get to know someone and even be in love with them before you use them and degrade them - Steve Martin - Saturday Night Live
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see get,‎ know.