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 stealing if someone catches you breaking into his flat!
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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.
See also: done, for, get, something
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Unless the medic gets done for being drunk and disorderly or drink driving, the girl buying illegal drugs is more likely to get into trouble - either with the police or with the company she's keeping.
He just said he was the last person to see them." 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.
The government waffle on with their false promises and still nothing gets done for the decent hard-working people, who just want to feel safe in their environment where and they have lived all their life.