get the lead out

idiom

Definition of get the lead out

US, informal
: to begin going or moving more quickly Get the lead out! If we don't leave in five minutes we'll be late for the movie!

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“Get the lead out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20the%20lead%20out. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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