get the lead out

get the lead out
idi +sts Slang. to move or work faster; hurry up

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • get the lead out — [v] hurry get a move on, get cracking*, get going, get it on, hop to it, hustle, look alive, make it snappy, shake a leg*, snap to it, step on it; concepts 91,150 …   New thesaurus

  • get the lead out — This is used to tell someone to hurry up …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • get the lead out — informal move or work more quickly * * * get the lead out US informal : to begin going or moving more quickly Get the lead out! If we don t leave in five minutes we ll be late for the movie! • • • Main Entry: ↑lead …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get the lead out! — exclam. Get moving!; Hurry up! (Crude. It is assumed that one has bowels full of lead.) □ Come on, you turkeys. Get the lead out! □ Shake the lead out! I want it done today, not next week …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get the lead out — move faster, hurry, move it, shake a leg    The coach told me to get the lead out to get moving …   English idioms

  • get the lead out — come on you guys get the lead out! Syn: hurry up, get a move on, be quick; informal get cracking, shake a leg, look lively, look sharp; dated make haste …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • get the lead out of one's pants — {v. phr.}, {slang} To get busy; work faster. * /The captain told the sailors to get the lead out of their pants./ * /The coach told the players to get the lead out of their pants./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get the lead out of one's pants — {v. phr.}, {slang} To get busy; work faster. * /The captain told the sailors to get the lead out of their pants./ * /The coach told the players to get the lead out of their pants./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ the\ lead\ out\ of\ one's\ pants — v. phr. slang To get busy; work faster. The captain told the sailors to get the lead out of their pants. The coach told the players to get the lead out of their pants …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get the lead out — verb to go faster; to hurry up …   Wiktionary

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