get home to (someone or something)

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get home to (someone or something)

1. To return to one's home and the people and things that await them there. After a long day of travel, I'm just looking forward to getting home to my wife and kids.
2. To bring something to one's home, usually in a speedy manner. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "get" and "home." We can't make any other stops—we have to get these groceries home.
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get something home to someone or something

to carry something home [quickly] to someone or something. I have to get this pizza home to my parents before it gets cold. Please get this ice cream home to the refrigerator.
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get home to someone or something

to manage to return home to someone or something there. The infantryman wants to get home to his wife. I like to get home to a nice warm house.
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Yet he's getting home to visit family after seven years.
It has been lovely getting home to a gorgeous dinner each evening, but I have warned Adam that he will have to cook only one gourmet meal a week, otherwise I will explode.
Speaking at Papworth Hospital he said: "The main thing is getting home to my wife Gill and five-year-old Dylan - he's looking forward to getting his dad back.
One woman said, `You'll be late getting home to make supper for your husband.' I replied that no, my husband can make supper.
"But we're really looking forward to getting home to Dunmurry and being back together as a family."
AN oil industry boss caught speeding at nearly100mph told police that negotiating the release of a hostage had delayed him getting home to his pregnant wife.
PEACEMAKER George Mitchell slept in for the first time in three years after getting home to New York before going for a planned Easter walk in Central Park with his family.