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Idioms for get-out
Origin of get-out
Words nearby get-out
Example sentences from the Web for get-out
I aint goin to have you actin like all get-out, just because Chalmys went and married the gal he loved, disappointin you, thereby.Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
D' yu' reckon they find joyful digestion in this swallo'-an'-get-out trough?The Virginian|Owen Wister
She called from back of a curtain, and when I got into the parlour she had them on, pleased as all get-out.Somewhere in Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
He's a good man, too; an awful good man and capable as all get-out when he's sober.The Portygee|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
If we want to beat Boxer Hall weve got to do some tall hustling, and practice like all get-out!The Eight-Oared Victors|Lester Chadwick
British Dictionary definitions for get-out
Idioms and Phrases with get-out
Leave, escape, as in With good conduct he'll get out of prison in a few months, or In case of a fire, we just want to get out alive. [c. 1300] This phrase is also used as an imperative, ordering someone to depart. For example, Get out! You've no business being in here. [c. 1700] Also see get out of, def. 1.
Become known, as in Somehow the secret got out. [Late 1800s] Also see out in the open.
get something out. Publish something, as in Once we get out the newsletter, we can concentrate on other projects. [Late 1700s]
Produce a sound, as in The singer had a sore throat and could hardly get out a note. [First half of 1800s] Also see the subsequent idioms beginning with get out.