get going
phrasal to make a start

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get going — {v.}, {informal} 1. To excite; stir up and make angry. * /The boys teasing gets John going./ * /Talking about her freckles gets Mary going./ 2. or {chiefly British}[get cracking] To begin to move; get started. * /The teacher told Walter to get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get going — {v.}, {informal} 1. To excite; stir up and make angry. * /The boys teasing gets John going./ * /Talking about her freckles gets Mary going./ 2. or {chiefly British}[get cracking] To begin to move; get started. * /The teacher told Walter to get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get going — index originate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • get going — verb 1. begin or set in motion (Freq. 2) I start at eight in the morning Ready, set, go! • Syn: ↑start, ↑go • Ant: ↑stop (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get\ going — v informal 1. To excite; stir up and make angry. The boys teasing gets John going. Talking about her freckles gets Mary going. 2. or Сhiefly British get cracking To begin to move; get started. The teacher told Walter to get going on his history… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get going — verb a) To leave, or depart. It is quite late, Id best get going before sunset. b) To begin or commence. Wed better get this project going. If we dont get going on it soon, we wont finish in time …   Wiktionary

  • get going — go, start moving, get lost    When I stopped to rest, he said, Get going. Get out of here …   English idioms

  • get going — get (you) going to cause you to become excited or interested. My Dad was the one who really got me going on baseball …   New idioms dictionary

  • get going — Synonyms and related words: attack, be off, beat it, begone, break in, bundle, bustle, chase, clear out, crowd, dash, dash off, dash on, dive into, double time, enter on, enter upon, fall to, festinate, flake off, get, get busy, get cracking, get …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get going — excite, stir up and make angry Once he gets going he will never stop complaining …   Idioms and examples

  • get going — idi to begin; get started …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”