get cracking
phrasal to make a start ; get going <
ought to get cracking on that assignment
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • get cracking — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To hurry up, to start moving fast. (Used mostly as an imperative). * /Come on, you guys, let s get cracking!/ (Let s hurry up!) Compare: GET GOING 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get cracking — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To hurry up, to start moving fast. (Used mostly as an imperative). * /Come on, you guys, let s get cracking!/ (Let s hurry up!) Compare: GET GOING 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get cracking — To get cracking means to start working on something, usually a job or task with defined parameters …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • get cracking — ► get cracking informal act quickly and energetically. Main Entry: ↑crack …   English terms dictionary

  • get cracking — verb start to be active Get cracking, please! • Syn: ↑bestir oneself, ↑get going, ↑get moving, ↑get weaving, ↑get started, ↑get rolling • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get cracking —    When you get cracking, you start doing something immediately.     I d better get cracking or I ll never get my homework done …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get cracking — verb To get started; to get busy. If Im going to finish my homework by Thursday, I had better get cracking …   Wiktionary

  • Get cracking! — exclam. Get moving!; Get started!; Hurry up! □ Hurry up! Get cracking! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get\ cracking — v. phr. slang informal To hurry up, to start moving fast. (Used mostly as an imperative). Come on, you guys, let s get cracking! (Let s hurry up!) Compare: get going(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get cracking — hurry up, start moving fast, get started We will have to get cracking on this work if we want to finish it before dinner …   Idioms and examples

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