get it over with

get it over with
To do or finish, especially said of something unpleasant.

He didn’t want to go to the doctor for his shots, but he decided it would be better just to get it over with.

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  • 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 it over with — do it quickly, finish it before it becomes worse    If you want a divorce, he said, let s get it over with …   English idioms

  • get smth over with — finish, end He wants to get his exams over with so that he can begin to relax again …   Idioms and examples

  • ˌget sth ˈover with — phrasal verb to do something, or to allow something to happen, because you want it to be finished I wanted to get the interview over with as quickly as possible.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 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\ smth\ over\ with — See: over with(1) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • over with — To accomplish (an unpleasant task, etc) as quickly as possible ● get * * * over (and done) with : finished or completed Don t worry. The operation will be over with before you know it. I d like to get this over with as soon as possible. No one… …   Useful english dictionary

  • over with — over (and done) with finished or completed. I had my wisdom tooth out yesterday morning, so that s over and done with. He skipped to the end of the chapter just to get it over with. Usage notes: usually refers to something bad or unpleasant …   New idioms dictionary

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