get on the stick


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get on the stick

  (American)
to force yourself to hurry or to start working If I get on the stick I'll finish the report by this evening.
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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

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