get (2)

Meaning: to punish, injure, or kill someone (as revenge)

For example:

  • Our daughter told us that our son had stolen some money, and he said to her, "I'll get you for this!"

  • If anyone testifies against the mafia in court, they'll need police protection. Otherwise, the mafia will get them.

Quick Quiz:

If someone points at you and says "I'll get you!", it means they want to

a. hurt you

b. collect you

c. understand you

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Contributor: Matt Errey