get it together

idiom

1
: to begin to live in a good and sensible way : to stop being confused, foolish, etc.
If he doesn't get it together pretty soon, he's going to end up in jail.
2
: to begin to function in a skillful or effective way
The company finally got it together and started making a profit this year.

Examples of get it together in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The star-laden club is seven points out of a playoff spot and could be running out of time to get it together before the trade deadline. Will Graves, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2024 Well, get it together, girl — Joey's Uncle Joe just walked in! Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 1 Aug. 2023 Pick herself up from the floor, wipe the tears from her eyes and get it together. Tyler R. Tynes, Los Angeles Times, 7 Jan. 2024 Continue reading here Lakers box score NBA scores NBA standings CLIPPERS From Broderick Turner: The Clippers still have a lot of work to do to get it together with their Big Four and the rest of the group. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2023 The difference then is the Wolf Pack followed up with an 8-5 season and the first of four straight bowl appearances while the Rams are still struggling to get it together. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Nov. 2023 If the Chargers can’t get it together, will Tom Telesco and Staley return for next season? Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Oct. 2023 People who can’t handle their substances: Gen-X, get it together! Daniel Kohn, Spin, 2 Oct. 2023 Ol’ heads were chattin’ that if Nick Saban didn’t get it together soon, Prime would roll into Tuscaloosa next and, then naturally, all hell would break loose. Tyler R. Tynes, Los Angeles Times, 28 Sep. 2023

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“Get it together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20it%20together. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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