get/lay one's hands on


: to find, get, or control (someone or something)
I'm still trying to lay my hands on my car keys.
He couldn't wait to get his hands on her money.
Wait until I get my hands on you. You'll really be in trouble.

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“Get/lay one's hands on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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