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get a move on

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase get a move on

Meaning

You can say this if you want somebody to hurry up or go faster.

For example

  • We had to leave soon and they still weren't ready, so I said, "Come on, you guys. Get a move on!"

  • "Get a move on or we'll miss our flight!"
    "I'm going as fast as I can!"

Quick Quiz

You can tell someone to "Get a move on" if they're

a. going too fast

b. ready too soon

c. taking too long

Contributor: Matt Errey