get work done

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get work done (third-person singular simple present gets work done, present participle getting work done, simple past and past participle got work done)

  1. To receive plastic surgery.
    • 2006, Alex Kuczynski, Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession With Cosmetic Surgery, page 80:
      The push to get work done younger is just a small part of the reason the cosmetic surgery industry is booming.
    • 2010, Jami Attenberg, chapter 20, in The Melting Season:
      We've got nothing to be ashamed of but we don't want to advertise that we get work done either.
    • 2011, Imogen Lloyd Webber, The Single Girl's Survival Guide:
      It's very hard to get work done in your hometown without it being noticed afterward.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see get,‎ work,‎ done.
    I can't get any work done with that noise outside!