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get aboard

To board a mode of transportation, such as a plane, train, or boat. Yeah, we've gotten aboard the plane, but we're just sitting at the gate right now.
See also: aboard, get
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get aboard something

to get onto a ship, a train, or an airplane. What time should we get aboard the ship? Everyone can get aboard at noon.
See also: aboard, get
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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On Feb 5, 1969 workers of the National Students Federation (Kazmi group) launched a mass contact week in Saddar by getting aboard public transport buses and addressing passengers, visiting places such as Empress Market and restaurants in the area.
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"This is especially the case with people traveling on to Australia." If the same cannot be said of Etihad's Residence, it could well be due to the difficulties Indians face in getting aboard. "Etihad's apartments are a great product but Indians have to first travel to Abu Dhabi to catch it," adds Bhatia.
I cannot see anyone using the train solely to go shopping, because it does not seem worth the hassle of getting aboard in the first case, but when it comes to the crunch, it is an excellent way of keeping many cars and buses away from the area.
The migrants have little chance of getting aboard the ship, the Eleftherios Venizelos, as priority is being given to Syrians, who are treated as refugees as they are fleeing their country's civil war and have greater rights under international law than economic migrants.
Wardle Academy Band will treat lucky train travellers to an early morning concert when they strike up a chord on the platform before getting aboard the 07.19 train to King's Cross.
Lee Jezard pleaded guilty yesterday to getting aboard a Lufthansa plane and evading security measures at Birmingham Airport by climbing through a baggage carousel, on July 17.
Local Australian distributor Windcraft tells me they expect the first 505 to arrive by late February at their Sydney / Pittwater base so I look forward to getting aboard. There's also a shared ownership option on the first Hanse 505 available through Smart Boating.
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Mothers raised their babies high above their heads in the rain in hopes of getting aboard. One woman in her 30s lay on a stretcher, shaking uncontrollably.
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