get on the stick


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get on the stick

To organize oneself and begin working on something. You need to get on the stick, or else you'll be up all night working on your book report!
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get on the stick

Start working, as in I have to get on the stick and start preparing dinner. This synonym for get going or get busy alludes to getting a car going by manipulating the gearshift, or stick. [Slang; early 1900s]
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get on the stick

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
If you get on the stick, you start making an effort and taking actions to achieve something. Do you want to see some progress? Then let's get on the stick!
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get on the stick

in. to get organized and get busy. Get on the stick and get this job done!
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