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get heavy

To become more serious, somber, or emotional. Wow, I didn't mean for this meeting to get heavy. Anybody got any jokes to lighten the mood?
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get ˈheavy

(informal) become very serious, because strong feelings are involved: They started shouting at me and it soon got very heavy.
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They said that due to this situation, patients have to bear heavy expenses during their treatment as mostly doctors not only get heavy fees but also prescribe them medicines of their sponsored pharmaceutical companies.