put (one's) skates on

(redirected from put one's skates on)

put (one's) skates on

To hurry up or move faster. Timmy, put your skates on, or we'll be late to the party! If these guys don't put their skates on, we'll be here moving boxes all day.
See also: on, put, skate

get/put your ˈskates on

(British English, informal) hurry up: If you don’t put your skates on, you’ll be late for work.
See also: get, on, put, skate
Full browser ?