see: get down , def. 4.
- Get off the hook
see: off the hook
- Get on someone
verb phrase To deride; harass; hassle, rag: It helps them stay cool when their boss gets on them (1940s+)
[jes-teyt] /ˈdʒɛs teɪt/ verb (used with object), gestated, gestating. 1. to carry in the womb during the period from conception to delivery. 2. to think of and develop (an idea, opinion, plan, etc.) slowly in the mind. verb (used without object), gestated, gestating. 3. to experience the process of gestating offspring. 4. to develop slowly. […]
- Gesta romanorum
/ˈdʒɛstə ˌrəʊməˈnɔːrəm/ noun 1. a popular collection of tales in Latin with moral applications, compiled in the late 13th century as a manual for preachers