get off (one's) butt

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get off (one's) butt

slang To start doing something, especially after a period of unproductivity or laziness. Grandma will be here in 30 minutes, so get off your butt and move this junk out of the living room! Ted needs to get off his butt for a change and make an effort around here.
See also: butt, get, off
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"Eventually I said to him, 'Do you still want to become a priest?' And he said 'yes.'" So she told him: "Well then get off your butt and go to school."
I talked about it to the wrong person, and he said, 'Why don't you get off your butt?' That very day I wrote out a proposal to Chevron."