get rolling


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get (something) rolling

1. To begin (something). Primarily heard in US. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to our offices. Let's get the meeting rolling, shall we? You have to leave? But the party is just getting rolling!
2. To leave or depart. Let's get rolling. We need to be at the airport by 7:30. There's nothing happening here—let's get rolling.
See also: get, roll

get a move on

To move, proceed, or work faster; to hurry. Get a move on, kids, or we're going to be late for the movie! We've got to get a move on if we want to finish this project by the end of the week.
See also: get, move, on

get rolling

Fig. to get started. Come on. It's time to leave. Let's get rolling! Bill, it's 6:30. Time to get up and get rolling!
See also: get, roll