get one's ass in gear
Definition of get one's ass in gear
chiefly US, informal
—used as an impolite way to say someone needs to hurry up We don't have much time so you'd better get your ass in gear! They need to get their asses in gear if they want to get there on time.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: used as a postpositive intensive especially with words of derogatory implication
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