get something over and done with

get something over and done with
get (something) over and done with to do something difficult or unpleasant as soon as you can so that you do not have to worry about it any more.

I've made an appointment to have my wisdom tooth out tomorrow morning. I just want to get it over and done with.


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  • get over and done with — get (something) over and done with to do something difficult or unpleasant as soon as you can so that you do not have to worry about it any more. I ve made an appointment to have my wisdom tooth out tomorrow morning. I just want to get it over… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be over and done with — get (something) over and done with to do something difficult or unpleasant as soon as you can so that you do not have to worry about it any more. I usually do my homework as soon as I get back from school so that at least it s over and done with …   New idioms dictionary

  • over and done with — over (and done) with finished or completed. I had my wisdom tooth out yesterday morning, so that s over and done with. He skipped to the end of the chapter just to get it over with. Usage notes: usually refers to something bad or unpleasant …   New idioms dictionary

  • get something over with — do or undergo something unpleasant or difficult, so as to be rid of it * * * ˌget sth ˈover (with) derived (informal) to complete sth unpleasant but necessary • I ll be glad to get the exam …   Useful english dictionary

  • over — 1 preposition 1 above or higher than something, without touching it: A lamp hung over the table. | She leaned over the desk to answer the phone. | The sign over the door said Mind your head . opposite under 1 (1), see also: above 1, across 1 2 on …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • over with — over (and done) with finished or completed. I had my wisdom tooth out yesterday morning, so that s over and done with. He skipped to the end of the chapter just to get it over with. Usage notes: usually refers to something bad or unpleasant …   New idioms dictionary

  • over — o|ver1 [ ouvər ] function word *** Over can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or a pronoun): a bridge over the river Two men were fighting over her. (followed by a number or amount): It happened over a hundred… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • over — I UK [ˈəʊvə(r)] / US [ˈoʊvər] adverb, preposition *** Summary: Over can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or a pronoun): a bridge over the river ♦ Two men were fighting over her. (followed by a number or amount) …   English dictionary

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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