get (one's) hands on (something)(redirected from get my hands on)
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get (one's) hands on (something)
To acquire something, usually a physical object. I need to go to the library and get my hands on this book for my research paper. It took years, but I've finally gotten my hands on this very rare Beatles recording!
get your hands on somethingor
lay your hands on somethingINFORMAL
COMMON If you get your hands on something you want or need, or lay your hands on it, you succeed in obtaining it. How was he able to get his hands on that money so easily? People seem to be buying up everything they can lay their hands on.