Idiom: (get something) over with
Idiom: (get something) over with / over and done with
- to complete or finish something that you must do but don't want to do so that you don't have to worry about it anymore.
- to allow some unpleasant thing happen so you don't have to experience it any longer.
- I can’t wait until high school is over and done with and I can move away to college.
- I got my paper over with so I could enjoy the spring break holiday.
- Please get your chores over and done with before you start watching television.
- It's a lot easier to get one difficult task over with at the beginning of the day because you feel like you've accomplished something and it builds momentum.
- I look forward to when tax season is over and done with. I'm exhausted.
- I need to get a flu shot but I'm scared. I should get it over with now instead of feeling stressed out about it.
- I can't wait until final exams are over with. I've been studying nonstop for weeks.
- My relationship with Alice is over and done with. We broke up an hour ago.
- We need to have a difficult conversation with our accountant and I just want it over with.
- get something out of the way
- put something to bed
- be done with something
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