get with the times


: to understand and change to fit what is now happening and accepted in the culture

Examples of get with the times in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mattel’s verdict: Barbie desperately needed to get with the times. Jane Thier, Fortune, 21 July 2023 Almost eleven years ago, as my senior year of high school drew to a close, a few of my friends convinced me to get with the times and start a Twitter account. Alexandra Desanctis, National Review, 26 Jan. 2023 Roberts and Clooney may not possess the same social media prowess (in fact, Clooney isn’t even on Instagram or Twitter… get with the times and join TikTok, George!). Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 24 Oct. 2022 For some buyers, however, the GX's unwillingness to get with the times is seen as a feature. Nicholas Wallace, Car and Driver, 7 June 2022 That the Spurs finally seem ready to get with the times is. Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Mar. 2022 But tastes have morphed quickly in recent years, and Guinness needed to get with the times. Josh Noel,, 11 Mar. 2022 Some of the older shops appear to at least be trying to get with the times. Lysandra Ohrstrom, Curbed, 30 Nov. 2021 Many legacy companies in India have been trying to get with the times and make their businesses savvier. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 14 July 2021

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“Get with the times.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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