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English definition of “get sth over with”

get sth over with

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten) us  
C2 to do or finish an unpleasant but necessary piece of work or duty so that you do not have to worry about it in the future: I'll be glad to get these exams over with.Causing something to endComing to an end
(Definition of get sth over with from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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