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get a ticket

To receive a ticket (a notice of a fine that one must pay) for committing an offense, typically one related to driving. I can't believe you, of all people, got a ticket for speeding. You normally drive like a snail! Oops, looks like I got a ticket for parking next to a fire hydrant.
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get a ticket

to receive a traffic ticket. If you keep racing along at this speed, you will get a ticket!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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