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get one's ass in gear

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get one's ass in gear

verb phrase

To get into action; stop loafing and wasting time; put a verb in it: I'd best get my ass in gear and pull this case out of sewer city (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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