One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
often in imperative Go away (used as an expression of anger or impatience)‘all these guys who want everything located in Sydney and Melbourne can get nicked’
- ‘They told us to go and get nicked the other day.’
- ‘He ought to tell this bloke to go and get nicked.’
- ‘They can all get nicked. They can't sue me, they can't threaten me, they can't do anything.’
- ‘Residents might use their democratic right to tell their local councillors, quite rightly, to stop wasting their money and go and get nicked.’
- ‘Consumers can get nicked; the company, shareholders, and managers are all committed to achieving a 'flat playing field' and not to the consumer interest.’
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