get cracking

Verb. To hurry up, to get on with one's task. E.g."Go on, get cracking, hurry up and clean your teeth then we can leave for the airport."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • get cracking — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To hurry up, to start moving fast. (Used mostly as an imperative). * /Come on, you guys, let s get cracking!/ (Let s hurry up!) Compare: GET GOING 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get cracking — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To hurry up, to start moving fast. (Used mostly as an imperative). * /Come on, you guys, let s get cracking!/ (Let s hurry up!) Compare: GET GOING 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get cracking — To get cracking means to start working on something, usually a job or task with defined parameters …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • get cracking — ► get cracking informal act quickly and energetically. Main Entry: ↑crack …   English terms dictionary

  • get cracking — verb start to be active Get cracking, please! • Syn: ↑bestir oneself, ↑get going, ↑get moving, ↑get weaving, ↑get started, ↑get rolling • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get cracking —    When you get cracking, you start doing something immediately.     I d better get cracking or I ll never get my homework done …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get cracking — verb To get started; to get busy. If Im going to finish my homework by Thursday, I had better get cracking …   Wiktionary

  • Get cracking! — exclam. Get moving!; Get started!; Hurry up! □ Hurry up! Get cracking! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get cracking — phrasal to make a start ; get going < ought to get cracking on that assignment > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • get\ cracking — v. phr. slang informal To hurry up, to start moving fast. (Used mostly as an imperative). Come on, you guys, let s get cracking! (Let s hurry up!) Compare: get going(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get cracking — hurry up, start moving fast, get started We will have to get cracking on this work if we want to finish it before dinner …   Idioms and examples

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