get moving


: to start moving or going quickly : to hurry
We need to get moving or we'll miss the show.

Examples of get moving in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thankfully, there are many ways to get moving in your everyday life. Kinsey Crowley, USA TODAY, 18 Apr. 2024 Wearing a sleek workout ensemble motivates me to get out and get moving. Ali Faccenda, Travel + Leisure, 25 Mar. 2024 Don’t get angry; get moving in a positive direction. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 9 Jan. 2024 Lawmakers of both parties are eager to get moving on providing further aid to Israel, with the White House set to make a supplemental request also tying in funding for Ukraine and Taiwan as well as for U.S. border security. Siobhan Hughes, WSJ, 18 Oct. 2023 The bottom line: Walking is one of the simplest ways to stay active and get moving. Good Housekeeping, 3 Sep. 2023 The theory goes that these receptors prompt your bowels to get moving. Sarah Garone, Health, 31 Jan. 2024 The storm on its way into town tonight has been a little slow to get moving, which allowed for a rather sunny morning for our area. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 12 Jan. 2024 Mercer can imagine automatic gearing resulting in less torque required from an electric motor to get moving or achieving higher speeds with a smaller motor size. Kevin Purdy, Ars Technica, 30 Nov. 2023

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“Get moving.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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