get something over

get something over
1) manage to communicate an idea or theory

the company is keen to get the idea over

2) complete an unpleasant or tedious but necessary task promptly

Come on, let's get it over with


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get something over and done with — get (something) over and done with to do something difficult or unpleasant as soon as you can so that you do not have to worry about it any more. I ve made an appointment to have my wisdom tooth out tomorrow morning. I just want to get it over… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get something over. — See get something across. → get …   Useful english dictionary

  • get something over to somebody — ˌget sthˈover (to sb) derived to make sth clear to sb • He didn t really get his meaning over to the audience. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • get something over with — do or undergo something unpleasant or difficult, so as to be rid of it * * * ˌget sth ˈover (with) derived (informal) to complete sth unpleasant but necessary • I ll be glad to get the exam …   Useful english dictionary

  • get something over with — verb To do something quickly and hastily; without procrastination, especially so as to have something unpleasant behind oneself. I hate getting shots, but its best just to get it over with …   Wiktionary

  • get something over — 1》 manage to communicate an idea or theory. 2》 promptly complete an unpleasant or tedious but necessary task. → get …   English new terms dictionary

  • get something over with — See: OVER WITH(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get something over with — See: OVER WITH(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one over (on) something — get one ˈover (on) sb/sth idiom (informal) to get an advantage over sb/sth • I m not going to let them get one over on me! Main entry: ↑oneidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get in over your head — be/get in over your head ► to be involved in something that is too difficult for you to deal with: »He denied fraud saying he was a businessman who just got in over his head. Main Entry: ↑head …   Financial and business terms

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