roll up one's sleeves

idiom

1
: to fold up the ends of one's shirt sleeves to make them shorter
2
informal : to prepare to work hard
It's time to roll up our sleeves and get the job done.

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“Roll up one's sleeves.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roll%20up%20one%27s%20sleeves. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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