get (one's) tail in gear

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get (one's) tail in gear

rude slang To start being active or prepare to do something, particularly when one is inactive. I know you said you would take out the trash, but get your tail in gear and do it already! I really need to get my tail in gear and finish writing this paper—it's due tomorrow!
See also: gear, get, tail

get one’s tail in gear

verb
See also: gear, get, tail
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