Start working, become active, as in Stop dawdling; get busy, or We'd better get busy on this paper. [c. 1900] Also see get a move on; get going; get on the stick.
Why Are People Getting “Canceled”?It’s a bit disconcerting that we’re canceling people because in many ways it’s dehumanizing. So, why are we using it?
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