get (one's) finger out

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get (one's) finger out

To stop dawdling or procrastinating. Primarily heard in UK. Come on, Tom, pull your finger out and start working on that report already! A: "Did you finish your paper?" B: "Yeah, I finally pulled my finger out and got it done."
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get (or pull) your finger out

cease prevaricating and start to act. British informal
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