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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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Work has just gotten underway on the biggest thing to happen in Fort Lee since the George Washington Bridge opened in 1931.
"We've just gotten underway here at the Mayflower here in Washington," he tells Schultz, in a crowd of some four dozen think tank scholars, graduate students, interns, and journalists.
That means the moaning about the sport's economic disparity has likewise gotten underway. Don't you know that big-market teams such as the Yankees (winners of the last three World Series) have a far greater revenue base than teams such as the Reds?