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get cracking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget crackingget crackinginformalFAST/QUICK to start doing something or going somewhere quickly I think we need to get cracking if we’re going to catch this train. crack
Examples from the Corpus
get crackingAs far as I was concerned, it was time to shake our toes and get cracking.It was here the Saltwater Fisherman players finally got cracking.Then get cracking, drop me a line with your suggestions.Come on! - get cracking. I want this whole house clean by the time I get back.You'd better get cracking if you want to get to the airport by ten.When Alf arrives we'll get cracking moving the furniture.I'm going to the library - I've got to get cracking on this paper.It's time you got cracking with your homework.Get cracking you people! I want the whole house cleaned by four o'clock.
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