be out to get (one)

(redirected from are out to get someone)

be out to get (one)

To be seeking opportunities or taking actions to punish, harm, or harrass one in some way. I'm worried that one of my co-workers is out to get me—I think he really wants my job. The cops are out to get the guy who robbed the coffee shop.
See also: get, out

be out to get someone

be determined to punish or harm someone.
See also: get, out, someone