get (something) in black and white

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get (something) in black and white

To receive something in writing such that it is or becomes official, legitimate, or binding. They promised to give me a raise when the project is complete, but I want to get it in black and white first. It sounds like a good deal, but make sure you get it in black and white before you agree to anything.
See also: and, black, get, white
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