up and running


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up and running

Fig.[of a machine] functioning. As soon as we can get the tractor up and running, we will plant the corn crop.
See also: and, running, up

up and running

actively working My computer was finally up and running again, and I could attack the huge batch of work I had to finish. It took several years to get his law practice up and running.
See also: and, running, up