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get (something) rolling
1. To begin (something). Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to our offices. Let's get the meeting rolling, shall we? You have to leave? But the party is just getting rolling!
2. To leave or depart. Let's get rolling. We need to be at the airport by 7:30. There's nothing happening here—let's get rolling.
Fig. to get started. Come on. It's time to leave. Let's get rolling! Bill, it's 6:30. Time to get up and get rolling!