shit's getting real

shit's getting real

rude slang Used to indicate that a situation is escalating to something much more serious or demanding of one's attention than before. Sometimes used humorously or sarcastically. We all thought this was a joke, but when the police showed up with riot gear, we were all like, "Damn, shit's getting real!" A: "Sounds like a ton of documents just leaked that connect the governor to the cartel." B: "Holy crap, shit is getting real!" If the show wasn't really setting your world on fire up till now, then make sure you watch last night's episode, because , suffice it to say, shit's getting real now.
See also: get, real
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