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. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get on the stick — phrasal : to start working energetically on something worrying what might happen if we didn t get on the stick pretty fast Tim Findley * * * get on the stick US informal : to start working hard at something that you have been avoiding doing You d …   Useful english dictionary

  • get on the stick — in. to get organized and get busy. □ Get on the stick and get this job done! □ Come on, you guys. Let’s get on the stick! …   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 — American to force yourself to hurry or to start working. If I get on the stick I ll finish the report by this evening …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Order of the Stick — Principal characters, from left to right: Belkar, Vaarsuvius, Elan, Haley, Durkon, and Roy …   Wikipedia

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick informal to not understand a situation correctly. Her friend saw us arrive at the party together and got hold of the wrong end of the stick. I said how nice he was and Julie got the wrong end of the stick… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the wrong end of the stick — get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick informal to not understand a situation correctly. Her friend saw us arrive at the party together and got hold of the wrong end of the stick. I said how nice he was and Julie got the wrong end of the stick… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get hold of the wrong end of the stick — To misunderstand • • • Main Entry: ↑end get hold of the wrong end of the stick To misunderstand something totally • • • Main Entry: ↑wrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the short end of the stick — get the short end (of the stick) to feel that you are being treated particularly badly in comparison with other people. When the mayor cut our budget almost in half, I felt like we were getting the short end of the stick. I always feel like I m… …   New idioms dictionary

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