get hands on
get your hands on somebodyalso lay your hands on somebody
1. to work with someone â€œI would love to get my hands on somebody like that,â€ said Jones, whose company teaches politicians how to present themselves on TV.
2. to punish someone severely You wait till I get my hands on you, young man - you'll be sorry you ever heard of cigarettes!
get your hands on somethingalso lay your hands on something
to obtain something I bought all the mystery videos that I could get my hands on. As a kid I read anything I could lay my hands on.
get/lay your hands on something
to succeed in obtaining something As a kid I read anything I could lay my hands on. If you ever get your hands on a copy, I'd love to have a look.
get your hands on somebody(informal)
if you say you will kill someone when you get your hands on them, you mean you will be very angry with them You wait till I get my hands on her - I'll kill her!