get it (2)

This page is about the conversational phrase get it (2)


to be punished by somebody

For example

  • As we took the money from Mum's purse, my brother said, "We'll really get it if she finds out."

  • "You're going to get it! Wait till I tell Dad!"
    "You'd better not! I'll hit you again if you do!"

Mostly used by children and teenagers

Quick Quiz

Jimmy said, "You're going to get it!" when he saw his brother

a. doing his homework

b. smoking a cigarette

c. cleaning his teeth

Contributor: Matt Errey