get (something) out of (something or someone)

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Definition of get (something) out of (something or someone)

1 : to take (something) from (something or someone) The police officer got the gun out of the suspect's hand. The police officer got a confession out of the suspect.
2 : to gain (something) from (something) What do you hope to get out of this experience?

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“Get (something) out of (something or someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20%28something%29%20out%20of%20%28something%20or%20someone%29. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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