get busy


: to start doing work
We need to finish by 5 o'clock, so we'd better get busy.

Examples of get busy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The summit can get busy, especially ahead of the dawn spectacle, so permits are sometimes required to park. Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure, 22 May 2024 Now, go get busy — and, better yet — recruit another. Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, 18 Apr. 2024 What to Consider Its central location means things can get busy. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 8 May 2024 These systems can help ensure that cybersecurity is a priority from day one of a building’s upgrade and is never an afterthought, even when things get busy. Billal Hammoud, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 The wilderness preserve tends to get busy on weekends during peak viewing and may close its gates midday due to capacity limits, so plan accordingly. John Metcalfe, The Mercury News, 20 Mar. 2024 Brendan Fraser among those hitting up the Oscars' exclusive bar Things are starting to get busy inside the Dolby Theatre. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 11 Mar. 2024 This month, pull out those hoses, sprinkler heads, soaker hoses or a deep-root soil needle and get busy giving your landscape a big, long, deep drink. Betty Cahill, The Denver Post, 29 Jan. 2024 But Apple should take this pre-announcement as a sign to get busy building their own solution. John Koetsier, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024

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“Get busy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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