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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.
See also: get

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.
See also: get
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Another programme which offers personal support for its clients is Suited For Change (SFC) (www.
Under his leadership, the law firm of Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman has sponsored a programme in a local elementary school, which involves up to 60 employees.
With roots in the 19th century, these empowerment programmes gained new life in the mid-1980s, according to Shayne Schneider, President of Mentors Unlimited.
Schneider attributes the impetus to several converging factors, which include: the business community's need to develop the workforce; donors' and volunteers' sense of social responsibility; a mood in society that began to favour individual efforts over government programmes as a response to social problems; a growing desire among successful professionals for more meaningful interaction in their lives; and a lessening of racial tension and fear, which enabled multiculrural programmes to take hold.
With a blossoming of programmes, Schneider has seen the movement become more `sophisticated and realistic'.
She feels that there are still not enough hands-on programmes working toward bridging the digital divide.
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