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get (2)

This page is about the slang term get (2)


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

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey