get it
phrasal to receive a scolding or punishment

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • get it — {v.} 1. See: CATCH IT. 2. To understand; comprehend; grasp. * / I can t get it, John said. Why do you spend so much on clothes. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get it — {v.} 1. See: CATCH IT. 2. To understand; comprehend; grasp. * / I can t get it, John said. Why do you spend so much on clothes. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get it — or[something in] or[into one s head] {v. phr.} To become possessed of an idea; develop a fixed idea. * /Jack got it into his head to become a marine and nothing we could say would make him change his mind./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get it — or[something in] or[into one s head] {v. phr.} To become possessed of an idea; develop a fixed idea. * /Jack got it into his head to become a marine and nothing we could say would make him change his mind./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get it — verb 1. understand, usually after some initial difficulty (Freq. 4) She didn t know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on • Syn: ↑catch on, ↑get wise, ↑get onto, ↑tumble, ↑latch on, ↑cotto …   Useful english dictionary

  • get it — 1. tv. to understand a joke; to understand a point of information. □ Sorry. I don’t get it. □ Don’t you get it? 2. tv. to get punished. □ I just know I’m going to get it when I get home. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get it — (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To understand] Syn. comprehend, perceive, know; see understand 1 . 2. [To be punished] Syn. suffer, get what is coming to one, get one s just deserts, be scolded, be reprimanded, be admonished, be rebuked, be upbraided, suffer …   English dictionary for students

  • get\ it — I. v 1. See: catch it 2. To understand; comprehend; grasp. I can t get it, John said. Why do you spend so much on clothes. II. v. phr. • get smth in • get into one s head To become possessed of an idea; develop a fixed idea. Jack got it into his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get it — I. understand, know what is funny    Get it? Do you get the joke? Yes. Ha ha. Ha ha ha. II. be scolded or punished, get hell [B]    I really got it for taking my brother s car. He was furious …   English idioms

  • get it — verb a) or receive something If you order the pizza, Ill go get it. b) To understand, comprehend or grasp. If they arent getting it, explain it a different way …   Wiktionary

  • get it — vp To come to understand, catch on. I told her the joke twice but she just didn t get it. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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