I have come across it in this video. It is at 6 minutes and 5 seconds.

Still, there have been attempts to create circular and square smartphones, but as you can guess, they didn't get on.

Does the get on mean catch on in the sentence? I am a bit puzzled because I didn't find that definition of get on in dictionaries.


"Get on" here means "get very far, proceed a significant way toward success." The authors may mean either technical or commercial success.

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