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get under way

To proceed or begin to progress; to start. OK, everyone, let's get under way—you have an hour to complete the exam. I'm sure you can ask your question once the lecture gets under way.
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Thursday's doubleheader gets underway at 2 at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg.
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