get your shit together

get (one's) shit together

1. slang To organize one's belongings. Dude, get your shit together—I trip over something of yours at least once a day! Get your shit together—we have to leave in five minutes and you don't want to forget anything!
2. slang To work to become stable or to start to make progress in one's life. A: " Did you hear that Drew plans to go to college in the fall?" B: "Wow, he's really gotten his shit together since being arrested last year!" I really need to get my shit together before I'm old and gray with no accomplishments to my name.
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get your shit together

organize yourself so as to be able to deal with or achieve something.
2003 SEE Magazine (Canada) Take Katie herself, doing just a really piss-poor job of getting her shit together to create a turkey dinner for her family.
See also: get, shit, together