get (one's) tail in gear(redirected from get somebody's tail in gear)
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!
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get one’s tail in gearverb
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