get busy

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get busy

1. To engage in a particular task with enthusiasm or vigor. A: "I haven't packed anything yet." B: "Well then you better get busy—we leave for the airport in an hour!"
2. slang To have sexual intercourse. A: "I heard those two got busy last night after the party." B: "Well, they did spend the whole night flirting!"
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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.
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