get busy


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get busy

to start working; to work or appear to work harder or faster. The boss is coming. You'd better get busy. I've got to get busy and clean this house up.
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get busy

Start working, become active, as in Stop dawdling; get busy, or We'd better get busy on this paper. [c. 1900] Also see get a move on; get going; get on the stick.
See also: busy, get
References in classic literature ?
One evening about 6 o'clock my mistress ordered him to get busy and do the ozone act for Lovey.
Many drivers get busy on the roads with different matters like reading a book, using a smartphone, putting on their headdress -- both men and women -- and applying make-up.
Even some men get busy with arranging their headwear," he said.