|get your hopes up
||cause you to be hopeful, pin your hopes on
||Now don't get your hopes up, but I plan to appeal your conviction.
|get your jollies
||(See get your kicks)
|get your kicks
||enjoy yourself, have fun
||How do you get your kicks? Do you sing? Dance? Travel?
|get your knuckles rapped
||be punished, get hell, get shit [B]
||If I forget to register my guns, I'll get my knuckles rapped.
|get your mind around
||understand, comprehend, wrap your mind around
||He explained DNA, but I can't get my mind around it.
|get your shirt in a knot/ get your shit in a knot [B]
||want to hurry or rush, hurry up
||If we asked Pop to hurry, he'd say, "Don't get your shirt in a knot!"
|get your shit together [B]
||become organized, make a plan and follow it
||A counselor can help you get your shit together. Talk to one.
|get your tits in a wringer
||cause trouble for yourself, get into trouble
||If there's hash in your suitcase you could get your tits in a wringer.
|get your way
||do what you want to do, have it your way
||You used to get your way with Mom and Dad. They trusted you.
|get your wires crossed
||get the wrong meaning, communicate poorly
||We got our wires crossed. I said someday, and you heard Sunday!