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get going

Definition of get going

  1. 1 :  to leave <We ought to get going if we don't want to be late.>

  2. 2 :  to start doing something <You should get going on that assignment.> <Once he got going on the assignment, he was fine.>

  3. 3 :  to start talking <Once he gets going about the war you can't shut him up.>

  4. 4 :  to cause (someone) to start talking <Don't get him going about the war or you'll never shut him up!>

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. :  an act or instance of going

    :  behavior, actions

    :  the condition of the ground (as for walking)

  1. :  working, moving

    :  living, existing

    :  current, prevailing

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