be out to get (one)

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be out to get (one)

To be seeking opportunities or taking actions to punish, harm, or harass 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
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be out to get someone

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