“Get it over with”: idiom meaning.
- Get it over with
- If you don’t want to something but decide to do it because you know you have to or should do it. When you “get it over with” you do it quickly and finish it so you don’t have to think about it anymore and it will be a thing of the past
Other examples of “get it over with” idiom in a sentence
- I’ll go first. I just want to get it over with.
- Let’s do it quickly so we can get it over with.
- Let’s just get it over with. What do you want?
“Get it over with”: use in context explanation
Dick’s come to the doctor’s office to have his blood taken for a routine blood test. He is scared of blood and he is even more terrified of needles. He sits in the office for half an hour and the doctor waits for him to be ready. The doctor slowly starts losing his patience and wants to get it over with and call the next patient. He thinks Dick is a grown-up man and shouldn’t act like a child.