get to (something)

When you use "get to ___", it sounds like you have a long list of things to do, and you're finally reaching one item on the list. You use this phrase when you're busy:

I'll try to get to that this afternoon.

You can also use this phrase when you have a lot of things that you want to talk about in a conversation, a speech, a meeting, etc.

I wanted to talk about the new marketing campaign we just rolled out, but it looks like we won't be able to get to that today.

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