up and at 'em
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Get going, get busy, as in Up and at 'em—there's a lot of work to be done. This colloquial idiom, often uttered as a command, uses at 'em (for “at them”) in the general sense of tackling a project, and not in reference to specific persons.
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Words nearby up and at 'em
up a creek, up against, upalong, up-anchor, up and about, up and at 'em, up-and-comer, up-and-coming, up-and-down, up-and-over, up-and-under
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