get it together

idiom

Definition of get it together

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.

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“Get it together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20it%20together. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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