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make it snappy

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase make it snappy

Meaning

You can say this if you want someone to do something quickly.

For example

  • He's the rudest boss I've ever had. He says things like, "Get me a coffee, and make it snappy!"

  • Sharon was still in the bath, so I said, "Come on, love. Make it snappy. We've got to go soon."

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Make it snappy", they want you to

a. cheer up

b. hurry up

c. dress up

Contributor: Matt Errey