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get heavy

To become more serious, somber, or emotional. Wow, I didn't mean for this meeting to get heavy. Anybody got any jokes to lighten the mood?
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get ˈheavy

(informal) become very serious, because strong feelings are involved: They started shouting at me and it soon got very heavy.
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The construction of an alternative road is the urgent call by the residents of Maasin City as traffic is getting heavy nowadays in the city.
Miandad, who also coached the Pakistan team in three different terms, said there was no control over expenses in the PCB and there were number of employees who were doing nothing and getting heavy salaries.
Margaret Birney said: "It's about time they started getting heavy handed with these people as it gives all carers a bad name.
The credible sources have disclosed that AJK police personnel were allegedly helping offenders in escaping after getting heavy bribery from them.
ISLAMABAD -- Former world squash champion Jansher Khan lambasted at Pakistan National Squash Academy (PNSA) for not producing even ordinary results, despite getting heavy funds.
Metro Manila and nearby areas are getting heavy rains on Thursday, with the state weather bureau raising the yellow rainfall warning in these places.
Senator Attique Sheikh was of view that Shifa International hospital was getting heavy charges from patients in the name of consultancy fees and other medical procedures.
The primordial black holes formed could have interacted with the neutron stars and led to the Milky Way and the nearby galaxies getting heavy metals.
A source said: "He was getting heavy on this fella over a debt - he made it clear he wanted his money.
The Long Beach, California-based Medicaid issuer has focused on appealing to exchange users who earn less than 250 percent of the federal poverty level, who may be churning between the exchange system and Medicaid, and getting heavy premium subsidies and cost-sharing reduction subsidies when they do use exchange plans.
Rain clouds will stay on Thursday and are expected to bring different intensities of rainfall in most parts of the country with Dubai and the northern and eastern emirates getting heavy rainfall and the western region some light showers.
An interview with the PM might proceed along the lines: "David Cameron, you're feeling relaxed, your eyes are getting heavy.
Andrew said: "The gun was getting heavy towards the end but I managed to get 22 out of 25 in the last round to win by one point.
THINGS are getting heavy at Boro venue The Princess Alice.
My ears are getting heavy and bleeding, and then I'm giving it all back, slamming this guy's head and neck and foaming at the corners of my own bleeding mouth.