get one's life together

Definition of get one's life together

informal

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

togetherplay
  1. :  in or into one place, mass, collection, or group

    :  in a body :  as a group

    :  in or into contact, connection, collision, or union

  1. :  appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced

    :  composed in mind or manner :  self-possessed


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