get down to (something)

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Definition of get down to (something)

1 : to start to do (something) : to begin to give one's attention or effort to (something) It's time to stop delaying and get down to work. Let's get down to business.
2 : to talk about or describe (something) in a very simple and accurate way When you get right down to it, this movie is just not very good.

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“Get down to (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20down%20to%20%28something%29. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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