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get serious with someone exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
v.
stop employing someone ; end a romantic relationship with someone
[Fam.]
adj.
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
psychology
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
v.
to begin something, to get a process started
If I could just get the ball rolling, then other people would help. Now that we're acquainted, let's get the ball rolling!
exp.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
to become more serious
v.
become very nervous or anxious especially before an important event or before having to do something difficult
[informal] Ex.: She always gets the jitters before going on stage.
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
n.
something easy to get
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
n.
buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
exp.
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
exp.
be negatively impacted by a situation, event.
E.g.: The building is being renovated, but for the moment people living there get the short end of the stick.
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serious

  

      adj  
1    grave in nature or disposition; thoughtful  
a serious person     
2    marked by deep feeling; in earnest; sincere  
is he serious or joking?     
3    concerned with important matters  
a serious conversation     
4    requiring effort or concentration  
a serious book     
5    giving rise to fear or anxiety; critical  
a serious illness     
6    Informal   worthy of regard because of substantial quantity or quality  
serious money, serious wine     
7    Informal   extreme or remarkable  
a serious haircut     
     (C15: from Late Latin seriosus, from Latin serius; probably related to Old English swær gloomy, Gothic swers esteemed)  
  seriousness      n  
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