ˌget sth ˈover with

ˌget sth ˈover with
phrasal verb
to do something, or to allow something to happen, because you want it to be finished
I wanted to get the interview over with as quickly as possible.[/ex]

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  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • get*/*/*/ — [get] (past tense got [gɒt] ; past participle got) verb 1) [T] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s father got a new job.[/ex] Did you get tickets for the game?[/ex] You get ten points for each correct answer.[/ex] Young players will… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • talk sth over — UK US talk sth over Phrasal Verb with talk({{}}/tɔːk/ verb [I] ► to discuss a situation with someone, to find out their opinion or get advice before making a decision about it: »Employees had two weeks to talk the proposal over with their… …   Financial and business terms

  • over — 1 preposition 1 above or higher than something, without touching it: A lamp hung over the table. | She leaned over the desk to answer the phone. | The sign over the door said Mind your head . opposite under 1 (1), see also: above 1, across 1 2 on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • get — [get] verb got PASTTENSE [gɒt ǁ gɑːt] got PASTPART gotten PASTPART [ˈgɒtn ǁ ˈgɑːtn] getting PRESPART 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • with — W1S1 [wıð, wıθ] prep [: Old English; Origin: against, from, with ] 1.) used to say that two or more people or things are together in the same place ▪ I saw Bob in town with his girlfriend. ▪ Put this bag with the others. ▪ I always wear these… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over*/*/*/ — [ˈəʊvə] grammar word I summary: Over can be: ■ a preposition: a bridge over the river ♦ It happened over a hundred years ago. ■ an adverb: He fell over and broke his arm. ■ used after the verb ‘to be : The exams will be over soon. 1) above sb/sth …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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