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If you have a gut feeling, you sense something about a person or a situation, without knowing why, but you're sure what you sense is true.
If you get a look in, you get a fair chance to do something.
If you can't get a word in edgeways, you can't say anything because someone else is talking so much.
If you get away from it all, you go somewhere to escape from your usual daily routine.
You can say "Get cracking!" if you want someone to hurry up and do something faster.
If you get it off your chest, you tell somebody about something that's been bothering you and you've been thinking about a lot.
If you get off on the wrong foot, you start something poorly, or begin with a mistake.
If you get to the bottom of something, you find out its real cause or the true story behind it.
If you get your act together, you greatly improve your attitude and peformance in relation to something such as your work, or to life in general.
If you give something a shot, or give it a whirl, you try doing something for the first time, usually for fun.
If you give (it) your all, you try as hard as you can to succeed in something.
If you give someone a hard time, you bother them or make trouble for them.
If you give something the green light, you give permission for it to be done, or allow it to happen.
If something goes down a treat, it's a great success and everyone enjoys it.
If you go for broke, you risk everything, or use all your resources and energy, in order to achieve something.
If a company goes out of business, it stops trading and closes down.
If you go out on a limb, you put yourself in a risky position in order to support someone or something.
If someone goes over your head, they go to someone with more authority than you in order to get something that you would normally grant, possibly because they think you won't give it to them.
If you go overboard, you do something too much or you do it with excessive enthusiasm.
You go through the motions when you do something without putting any real effort or thought into it.
If you go with the flow, you relax and go along with whatever is happening.
If you know what's going down, you know what's happening in a situation.
If you're going great guns, you're going really well in whatever you're doing.
If you grease someone's palm, you pay them a bribe.
If you grin and bear it, you accept a difficult situation and try not to let it upset you.
If you've got the gift of the gab, or the gift of gab, you have the natural ability to talk in a way that people find entertaining or persuasive.