not let the grass grow beneath (one's) feet

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not let the grass grow beneath (one's) feet

To be continually active; to not stand still or be idle. Often used as an imperative. Don't let the grass grow beneath your feet, kid. Get to work! Tell them not to let the grass grow beneath their feet—I want this shed finished by the end of the day.
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Meanwhile United are not letting the grass grow beneath their feet in their search for new players for next season and all talk from people in the know is that they have beaten a host of clubs for the signature of Reading's out-of-contract midfielder Steve Sidwell.
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