get done for (something)

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get done for (something)

To be apprehended for a crime or other wrongdoing. Primarily heard in UK. I know you want your stuff back, but you'll get done for if someone catches you breaking into his apartment!
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be/get ˈdone for something/for doing something

(British English, informal) be caught and punished for doing something illegal but not too serious: I got done for speeding on my way back home.
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Mr Jeynes said: "He definitely said those words because I thought about actually saying something to him to the effect 'I would be careful' because when you watch films it is always the last person to see them alive that gets done for murder.