get act together

get (your) act together informal to organize your activities so that you do things in an effective way.

If these people could ever get their act together, they could produce unbeatable wines.

You'd better get your act together and start looking for a job.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • get your act together — get (your) act together informal to organize your activities so that you do things in an effective way. If these people could ever get their act together, they could produce unbeatable wines. You d better get your act together and start looking… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • get your act together — INFORMAL ► to organize yourself so that you do things in an effective way: »Mr Dinsdale said it was crucial that the Department of Trade & Industry got its act together. Main Entry: ↑act …   Financial and business terms

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  • get one’s act together — AND get one’s shit together; get one’s stuff together 1. v. to organize oneself; to get one’s possessions organized. (Use caution with shit.) □ Let me get my act together, and I’ll be right with you. □ I’ll get my stuff together and be right with …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • get one's act together — phrasal 1. or get one s head together : to put one s life, thoughts, or emotions in order : cease to be confused or misdirected 2. : to begin to function in a skillful or efficient manner the company finally got its act together * * * get one s… …   Useful english dictionary

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