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get with the program

To conform or fall in line with what is expected. No one leaves their dirty laundry in the hallway—get with the program! If you don't get with the program soon, you're going to be off the team.
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get with the program

Fig. follow the rules; do what you are supposed to do. (Implies that there is a clearly known method or "program" that is usually followed.) Come on, Mark. Get with the program. Do what you are told. Jane just can't seem to get with the program. She has to do everything her way, right or wrong.
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get with the ˈprogramme

(informal) (usually in orders) used to tell somebody that they should change their attitude and do what they are supposed to be doing: Frank, we have work to do, remember? Get with the programme.You’re through if you don’t get with the program.
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get with the program

in. follow the rules; do what you are supposed to do. Jane just can’t seem to get with the program. She has to do everything her way, right or wrong.
See also: get

get with the program

To follow or conform to a set of guidelines or expectations.
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has seen the difficulty in developing an effective recycling program in that city.
While the present collection program allows individual haulers to work directly with individual residences, some type of standardization is also needed to allow for an increase in the amount of recyclables collected.
If the client has a reasonable expectation that the income tax protest or appeal will be successful or the amended return will be accepted, it may be best to have the client pay the expected income tax, interest and penalties outside of the covenants of the amnesty program to preserve their refund rights.
Another option that organizations can use to fill key openings is to hire individuals from the outside, particularly individuals transitioning out of other program manager or senior-level project manager positions within the military, Department of Defense, customer and supplier organizations, or competitor organizations where job responsibilities and the work environment are likely to be similar.
Consider the demographic and economic characteristics of the student population to determine if a program is feasible, how much aid can be guaranteed, and how effective the program will be.
This program is actually like a recruitment tool through the families for our camp.
Columbia says net program benefits represent the results of one business challenge the company deals with successfully using knowledge the executive gained while attending the program while program costs are one-twelfth of the attendee's salary, plus travel expenses and program fees.
Localized agriculture weather, cattle, crops, citrus, vegetable, market news, commentary; the only farm network producing daily farm programs from within the three-state region.
When national research has been conducted concerning the effectiveness of academic support programs, the administrative placement of the unit had not been a variable considered in terms of understanding the differences in program effectiveness (Kulik, et.
During the requirements refinement period, program officials quickly recognized the monumental level of effort that would be required to integrate the functionality and operational aspects of all of the systems that would be needed to meet the requirements.
The purpose of the training was to explore initial attitudes toward accountability practices and program evaluation and to gauge receptiveness to conducting evaluations.
The VITA program is diverse; its sites are sponsored by educational institutions, community organizations, military groups and those dedicated to serving special-needs taxpayers (such as the elderly).