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get the show on the road

To promptly begin or get something started. Sorry for the delay, folks. I think we're ready to get the show on the road. It's about time they got the show on the road!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get the show on the road

 and get this show on the road
Fig. to get (something) started. Let's get started! Get the show on the road! Get this show on the road. We don't have all day.
See also: get, on, road, show
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get the show on the road

Start an undertaking; begin work. For example, After months of training, the astronauts were eager to get the show on the road. This synonym of get going alludes to a theatrical production going on tour. Also see get the ball rolling.
See also: get, on, road, show
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

get the show on the road

If you get the show on the road, you put a plan or idea into action. Come on, let's get this show on the road. People are getting tired of waiting. He checked his watch. `Shouldn't we get this show on the road, now that Rolfe's here?' Note: You can also say that you keep the show on the road, meaning that you make sure that a plan continues to operate successfully. It seems to be in everybody's interest to keep the show on the road.
See also: get, on, road, show
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

get (or keep) the show on the road

start (or keep going) an enterprise or organization. informal
1997 Spectator Much rarer…is the journalist who helps to keep the national show on the road.
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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

get the ˌshow on the ˈroad

(spoken) start an activity or a journey, especially one that needs a lot of organization: Right, everyone! Let’s get this show on the road!
See also: get, on, road, show
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

get the show on the road

tv. to get (something) started. Let’s get started! Get the show on the road!
See also: get, on, road, show
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

get the show on the road

Slang
To get started.
See also: get, on, road, show
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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