look alive

look alive

To hurry up and get moving. Often used as an imperative. The movie is starting in 15 minutes. Look alive! You'd better look alive if you're going to catch your bus.
See also: alive, look

Look alive!

Act alert and responsive! "Come on, Fred! Get moving! Look alive!" shouted the coach, who was not happy with Fred's performance. Bill: Look alive, Bob! Bob: I'm doing the best I can.
See also: look

look alive

Act lively, hurry up, as in Look alive! This job has to be finished today. This phrase, often used as an imperative, today is more common in Britain than in America. [Mid-1800s]
See also: alive, look

Look alive!

exclam. Move faster!; Look and act alert! There’s work to be done! Look alive!
See also: look
References in classic literature ?
You won't do any good as a chartered accountant unless you look alive. It's a fine profession, and we're getting a very good class of men in it, but it's a profession in which you have to..." he looked for the termination of his phrase, but could not find exactly what he wanted, so finished rather tamely, "in which you have to look alive."
Look alive!' shouted Vasili Andreevich, grinning at Nikita.
"Now then, you devil's puppet, look alive and hunt for it!" shouted Denisov, suddenly, turning purple and rushing at the man with a threatening gesture.
As for me, let me see every soul off of my ship and perhaps I may follow; but by the God that made you, look alive! Mr.
There are a few pals of mine generally lunch in the cafe there, and they mayn't all have cleared out if we look alive."
"Well, boys," said Haley, "look alive now; we must lose no time."
Look alive, Gentleman," I says, "and think out some plan, or we might as well be padding the hoof now."
I've got to be back on the first of June--" the voice broke into a joyful conscious laugh--"so we must look alive. I say, Dad, I want your help: do come."
"Tell young gent to look alive," says guard, opening the hind- boot and shooting in the parcels after examining them by the lamps.
Tartar had only clapped to his lips the speaking- trumpet that was slung in a corner, and given hoarse orders to heave the anchor up, look alive there, men, and get all sail upon her!
While his potential is undoubted, he has occasionally looked idle (he actually took more interest with headgear discarded last time), so he will need to look alive if he is to follow up around Catterick.
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Not only we can print large scale vinyl paper and wrap it on foam to create signs, but we can also attach other artifacts and materials to it to make it look alive and real," stated Francisco.
Also included were collaborations, including 'Look Alive' by BlocBoy JB, 'Walk It Talk It' by Migos and 'Yes Indeed' with Lil Baby.