get\ off\ one's\ tail

v. phr. slang
1. To get busy, to start working.

OK you guys! Get off your tails and get cracking!

2. See: get off one's case

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get off one's tail — {v. phr.}, {slang} To get busy, to start working. * /OK you guys! Get off your tails and get cracking!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get off one's tail — {v. phr.}, {slang} To get busy, to start working. * /OK you guys! Get off your tails and get cracking!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ off\ one's\ case — • get off one s case • get off one s back • get off one s tail v. phr. To stop bothering and constantly checking up on someone; quit hounding one. Get off my case! he cried angrily. You re worse than the cops. Contrast: on one s case …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get off one's case — or[back] or[tail] {v. phr.} To stop bothering and constantly checking up on someone; quit hounding one. * / Get off my case! he cried angrily. You re worse than the cops. / Contrast: ON ONE S CASE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • work one’s tail off — AND work one’s ass off; work one’s buns off; work one’s butt off tv. to work very hard. (Use caution with butt.) □ I worked my tail off to get done on time. □ You spend half your life working your butt off and for what? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get on the stick — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To get moving; to stop being idle and to start working vigorously. * /All right, man, let s get on the stick!/ Compare: ON THE BALL, GET OFF ONE S TAIL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get on the stick — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To get moving; to stop being idle and to start working vigorously. * /All right, man, let s get on the stick!/ Compare: ON THE BALL, GET OFF ONE S TAIL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ on\ the\ stick — v. phr. slang informal To get moving; to stop being idle and to start working vigorously. All right, man, let s get on the stick! Compare: on the ball, get off one s tail …   Словарь американских идиом

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