get (something) over with


: to cause or experience the end of (something) : to finish (something)
I just want to get this ordeal over with!
I just want to get this ordeal over and done with!

Examples of get (something) over with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Angel Garza no longer waits until mid-match to rip his pants off in a spot that has proven to get over with crowds. Alfred Konuwa, Forbes, 18 May 2021 Last season felt like something the Sox just wanted to get over with. Peter Abraham,, 9 Mar. 2021

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“Get (something) over with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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