see: get on , def. 6.
- Get on to someone
verb phrase To learn the truth about; come to understand; get wise: Be careful they don’t get on to your little tricks (1880+)
noun See Gjetöst cheese
- Get out from under
verb phrase To extricate oneself from troubles, esp financial troubles: They’ll never get out from under that debt (1875+) see: out from under
- Get out of dodge
verb phrase to depart a location Examples After the graffiti, they got out of Dodge. Word Origin fr Dodge City, Kansas, part of a cliche from old Westerns about the town Usage Note slang verb phrase To depart a location: Hurricane’s coming. I’m getting out of Dodge [fr Dodge City, Kansas, part of a cliche […]