get (someone) good

idiom

informal
: to fool (someone) completely
That was a funny joke you played on him. You really got him good.

Examples of get (someone) good in a Sentence

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“Get (someone) good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20%28someone%29%20good. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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