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get heavy (with somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget heavy (with somebody)get heavy (with somebody)informal to start behaving in a threatening or strict way He came round and started getting heavy about the money I owed him. heavy
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get heavy (with somebody)Clouds of steam from the dishwasher filled the room when the going got heavy.It was time for the regulators to get heavy.It also offers a very impressive solution to one of guitar recording's biggest problems: getting heavy distortion on to tape.Prices will vary from area to area and if we get heavy rain supplies will fall, forcing prices to rise.Don't get heavy, said headvoice.Only a dozen or so of the creeps in the black nighties, but they've got heavy weapons.
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