better get moving

(I'd) better get moving.

Inf. an expression announcing the need to depart. Jane: It's nearly dark. Better get moving. Mary: Okay. See you later. Bob: I'm off. Good night. Bill: Look at the time! I'd better get moving too.
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(You'd) better get moving.

an expression encouraging someone to leave. Jane: It's nearly dark. Better get moving. Mary: Okay. I'm leaving right now. Bob: I'm off. Good night. Bill: Yes, it's late. You'd better get moving.
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As soon as you stop and say you're done, you look over at your competitors and see they are still moving, and you had better get moving, too.
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