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.
See also: get, home, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: get, home, to

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.
See also: get, home, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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