get (one's) oats

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get (one's) oats

slang To have sexual intercourse, especially frequently. Primarily heard in UK. Bill is hardly ever home anymore—he must be getting his oats now that he's single again.
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get your oats

have sexual intercourse. informal
1965 William Dick A Bunch of Ratbags I was kissing her excitedly and passionately… Cookie, you're gonna get your oats tonight for sure, I thought to myself.
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get your ˈoats

(British English, informal) have sex regularly
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As well as getting our oats, we're being made to feel permanently guilty for every pie and donut.
While we worry about how many times a week or a month we are getting our oats, most primitive societies regard an average frequency for couples of once a day as perfectly normal and healthy.
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