back in(to) (the) harness

back in(to) (the) harness

Resuming one's daily work. I'm not thrilled to get back into the harness on Monday. When do you get back in harness after your trip?
See also: back, harness
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*back in(to) (the) harness

Fig. back doing one's job. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I don't look forward to getting back into the harness next Monday. When my vacation is over, I have to get back into harness the very next day. I'm not looking forward to having to get back in harness after my trip abroad.
See also: back, harness
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