get with it

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.


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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 — 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

  • 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

  • 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 the programme — get with the ˈprogramme idiom (BrE) (NAmE get with the ˈprogram) (informal) (usually in orders) used to tell sb that they should change their attitude and do w …   Useful english dictionary

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