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get a foot in the door

verb

  • start working in a company at a low level, hoping to progress from there.

    Last edited on Jan 21 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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get a grip

verb

  • to calm down; regain one's composure; regain one's senses.
    It's just a backfire, man, get a grip.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Episode 1", Misfits (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 13 2012. Submitted by Carrie S. from San Diego, CA, USA on Feb 03 2000.

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get ahold of (one's self)

verb

  • to gain one's composure.
                                      

                                                                   

    Citation from "Son of Stan", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 2 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                           

                                                                   

    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 14 2011.

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get a life

  • "change your life radically"; "get real".
    You are such a twit! Get a life!
    You spend ten hours a day playing computer games? Get a life!

    Last edited on May 12 2013. Submitted by John Kitus from Boise, ID, USA on Jan 26 2012.

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get all up in that

verb

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get a move on

verb

  • to start a task.

    Last edited on Sep 09 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

  • to move quickly.
                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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