get (one's) skates on

get (one's) skates on

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

get your skates on

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone tells you to get your skates on, they are telling you to hurry up. Come on, get your skates on — we should be there by now! Bargain hunters had better get their skates on — the best properties are selling fast.
See also: get, on, skate

get your skates on

make haste; hurry up. British informal
See also: get, on, 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
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