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get nasty

To become unpleasant or troublesome. I didn't know they had a problem with each other until things got nasty and resulted in a screaming match at my dinner party.
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get/turn ˈnasty


1 become threatening and violent: You’d better do what he says or he’ll turn nasty.
2 become bad or unpleasant: It looks as though the weather is going to turn nasty again.
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