get at it

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of get at it

US, informal
: to start doing something
  • You have a lot of work to do so you'd better get at it.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

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

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law


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