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get something off the ground

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get something off the ground

verb phrase

To make a successful start: As Wilbur said to Orville, ''You'll never get it off the ground'' (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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