getting on for
get on for (something)
To approach a particular thing. You better call them now—it's getting on for four o'clock, and they won't be in the office all day.
getting on for (something)
Near, about, or approximately (something). Primarily heard in UK. I can't believe I'm getting on for 30—I feel like we just graduated from high school!
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getting on forapproaching (a specified time, age, or amount); almost. chiefly British
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