up and at them

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up and at them definition

and up an' at 'em; up an' Adam
  1. phr.
    to get up and go at people or things; to get active and get busy. (Adam is a [purposeful] misunderstanding of at 'em.) : Up and Adam! The sun is shining.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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