be out to get someone
be determined to punish or harm someone
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as soon as all get out
to a great or extreme extent - North American informal
1990 - M. Scott Peck - A Bed by the Window – She could be as huffy as all get out.
do not get mad get even
used to advise in favour of revenge rather than fruitless rage – informal
This expression was a saying popularized by the US president John F. Kennedy who called it that wonderful law of the Boston Irish political jungle.
1998 - New Scientist - The Welcome Trust doesn't get mad, it gets even.
get it together
get yourself or a situation organized or under control - informal
get up and go
energy, enthusiasm and initiative – informal
A mid 19th-century US colloquialism was get up and get.
get your own back
have your revenge
retaliate - British informal
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