shift oneself

Definition of shift oneself

British, informal

  1. :  to move quickly :  to hurry We need to shift ourselves if we're going to make it home before dark.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to exchange for or replace by another :  change

    :  to change the place, position, or direction of :  move

    :  to make a change in (place)

  1. :  a means or device for effecting an end

    :  a deceitful or underhand scheme :  dodge

    :  an effort or expedient exerted or tried in difficult circumstances :  extremity

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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