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get under way

To start. Let's get under way here—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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References in classic literature ?
My mother's name was Hephzibah," said Silas, "and my little sister was named after her.
Work has just gotten underway on the biggest thing to happen in Fort Lee since the George Washington Bridge opened in 1931.
Initial engineering work for the Prescott Valley test has already gotten underway, with completion expected no later than November 1995.