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get down to work

To begin being serious about something; to begin attending to business or work at hand. I believe that everyone is present for the board meeting, so let's get down to work, shall we?
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Stanford and looks forward to the two sides getting down to work immediately.
She is pictured getting down to work with Imran Mamomat (left) and Darren East.
From Day One, they're buttoning up their chef coats, rolling up the sleeves, and getting down to work, producing dishes they never thought they'd be able to master so quickly: rack of lamb, seared scallops, delicate pastry, perfectly browned crusty breads.
A new study has suggested that thinking about the support a significant other offers in pursuing goals can undermine the motivation to work toward those goals-and can increase procrastination before getting down to work.
There are many important issues facing racing, not least the future of the Levy and the inappropriate development at Hatchfield Farm, and I am looking forward to getting down to work straight away.
And we are very excited about getting down to work.
It's all happened so quickly in such a short space of time but I'm relishing the prospect of getting down to work with the rest of the squad and seeing what I can do.
But Murray, who progressed to the second round of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open with Liezel Huber yesterday, was unconcerned, saying his primary focus was getting down to work again with new men's doubles partner Dusan Vemic and defending his ATP Tour doubles ranking points.
I'm looking forward to getting down to work, and then we'll see what happens in a couple of months.
YOUNG builders are getting down to work at a new construction training centre which opened last week.
THE evidence of city government vigorously getting down to work cleaning up Los Angeles after a generation of neglect seems to be just about everywhere these days.
Norgrove will be getting down to work directly after Kidderminster's next board meeting on September 10.
At least now we can start getting down to work with the players after the upsets of last season.
Despite his sorrow at Gilroy's departure, Flynn says there is a level of excitement about getting down to work under his successor Gavin, who has already shown a ruthless streak in cutting players like Eamon Fennell, Ross McConnell, Michael Savage and Paul Brogan from the panel.