Get cracking!

INFORMAL
This page is about the idiom Get cracking!.

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

a. going too fast

b. talking too much

c. taking too long

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Contributor: Matt Errey