See get a move on.
get something going. Start something, get something into full swing. For example, Once we get production going we'll have no more problems. This usage also appears in when the going gets tough, the tough get going, meaning that difficulties spur on capable individuals; the first tough here means “difficult,” whereas the second means “strong-minded, resolute.” For example, That problem won't stop Tom; when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Also see swing into action.
Make someone talkative or active, as in Once he got her going on her grandchildren, there was no stopping her. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It opens with Huckabee's dramatic recollection of going through security at the airport.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
All my musical studies till now have been a mere going to school, a preparation for him.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
And now I am going on to a review of the broad facts of the educational organization of our present world.
Then both the partners laughed together—pleasantly and cheerfully, as men who are going to receive money, often do.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens