get\ with\ it

v. phr. slang
To pay attention; be alive or alert; get busy.

The students get with it just before examinations.

The coach told the team to get with it.

Compare: on the ball

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

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  • get with it — {v. phr.}, {slang} To pay attention; be alive or alert; get busy. * /The students get with it just before examinations./ * /The coach told the team to get with it./ Compare: ON THE BALL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get with it — {v. phr.}, {slang} To pay attention; be alive or alert; get busy. * /The students get with it just before examinations./ * /The coach told the team to get with it./ Compare: ON THE BALL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get with it — 1. in. to modernize one’s attitudes and behavior. □ Get with it, Martin. Get real! □ You really have to get with it, Ernie. 2. in. to hurry up and get busy; to be more industrious with something. □ Get with it; we’ve got a lot to do …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get with it — 1. v. hurry up; get a move on; get started. Get with it already, we ve got to go. 2. v. make one s ideas and actions current. Come on, get with it. You re so behind the times …   English slang

  • get with it — pay attention, get busy I told him to get with it or he would get in trouble with the boss …   Idioms and examples

  • get with it — I vp Hurry up. If you don t get with it, we will never finish this work. 1960s II vp To come to understand, become aware of what is what. If Sofia doesn t get with it, she will never be popular. 1980s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • get with it — become aware, learn how, in the know    Leni, a friend at work, told me to get with it or I d lose my job …   English idioms

  • ˈget with — phrasal verb spoken get with it to pay attention to what is happening and start doing what you should be doing …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • get with — phrasal : to pay attention to : become busy about there were signs and sounds that television was about to get with it Newsweek …   Useful english dictionary

  • get with it — Synonyms and related words: act on, act upon, attack, bear a hand, dive into, do something, do something about, enter on, enter upon, fall to, get busy, get cracking, get going, go, go to it, hop to it, jump to it, launch into, lift a finger,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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