get down to work

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Definition of get down to work

: to start working You need to get down to work if you want to finish the assignment on time.

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“Get down to work.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20down%20to%20work. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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