get one's life together

idiomatic phrase

Definition of get one's life together

informal
: to begin to live one's life in a responsible and mature way She made a clean break with the past and is starting to get her life together.

First Known Use of get one's life together

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of get one's life together was in 1969

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4 Oct 2021

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“Get one's life together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20one%27s%20life%20together. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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