get done for (something)

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get done for (something)

To be apprehended for a crime or other wrongdoing. Primarily heard in UK. I know you want your stuff back, but you'll get done for if someone catches you breaking into his apartment!
See also: done, get
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be/get ˈdone for something/for doing something

(British English, informal) be caught and punished for doing something illegal but not too serious: I got done for speeding on my way back home.
See also: done, get, something
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