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get cracking

Definition of get cracking


  1. :  to start doing something <You ought to get cracking on that assignment.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  very impressive or effective :  great

  1. :  very, extremely

  1. :  a process in which relatively heavy hydrocarbons are broken up by heat into lighter products (as gasoline)

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