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get off one's ass

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get off one's ass

verb phrase

(Variations: butt or dead ass or duff may replace ass) To stop being lazy and inert; get cracking: He wasn't able to get his class off their dead ass (1940s+)

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