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Get cracking! Informal

Meaning: You can say "Get cracking!" if you want someone to hurry up and do something faster.

For example:

  • Come on! Let's get cracking or we'll miss our train!

  • If we don't get cracking and finish the job today, we'll miss the deadline and we won't get paid.

Quick Quiz:

Benny shouted "Get cracking, honey!" because his wife was
  1. going too fast
  2. talking too much
  3. taking too long

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