English version

get-up-and-go

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget-up-and-goˌget-up-and-ˈgo noun [uncountable] informal 🔊 🔊 DETERMINEDenergy and determination to do things 🔊 He was the only candidate who had any get-up-and-go.
Examples from the Corpus
get-up-and-go• She had more get-up-and-go than the other job applicants.• Fred got the job because he seemed to have more get-up-and-go than the other applicants.• Golden Crunchies will help you start the day with that get-up-and-go feeling.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.