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(you've) got to get up pretty early in the morning to (do something)

It will not be easy for you to successfully do something, often something deceptive or skillful. When Mom caught me trying to sneak out of the house, all she said was, "You've got to get up pretty early in the morning to fool me." Sorry, but you've got to get up pretty early in the morning to beat me at poker.
See also: early, get, morning, pretty, up

give it all you've got

A phrase used to encourage someone to put forth their maximum effort or do their best in some pursuit. Good luck, sweetie—give it all you've got out on the court today!
See also: all, give

if you have a mind to (do something)

If you are inclined to do something. If you have a mind to call them up and ask for a refund, I think you should. If you have a mind to convince the boss to give me another chance with this project, I would be very grateful.
See also: have, if, mind

you've/it's got me stumped

slang I don't know; I have no idea. Well, you've got me stumped. When did Millard Fillmore become president? Can you help me with this math problem? It's got me stumped.
See also: stump
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