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get one's time

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get one's time

verb phrase

(Variations: time may be replaced by the number of years: 20, 30, etc) To reach retirement age: You said you'd retire when you got your time (1980s+ Police)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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