get one's life together

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Definition of get one's life together

informal
: to begin to live in a good and sensible way : to stop being confused, foolish, etc. If she doesn't get her life together pretty soon, she's going to lose her kids.

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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 29 Nov. 2020.

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