get down and dirty

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Definition of get down and dirty

: to do or say harsh and unpleasant things Sometimes you have to get down and dirty with your competitors.

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get down on one's (hands and) knees

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“Get down and dirty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20down%20and%20dirty. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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