to get on it

Idiom Definition

"to get on it"

to actively apply oneself to, focus on or work on something

Idiom Definition - to get on it


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to get on it

Two colleagues are talking ...

Coworker 1: You know that the sales report has to be ready for the meeting tomorrow morning, don't you?

Coworker 2: Of course. I'll get on it.

Coworker 1: Good. If you get on it right away, then it'll be ready.

Coworker 2: Absolutely.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to get on it

Two factory supervisors are talking ...

Supervisor 1: Did you hear the alarm?

Supervisor 2: I think it is Production Line One.

Supervisor 1: Better see what is happening.

Supervisor 2: Agreed. We need to get on it.

to get on it - Usage:


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to get on it - Gerund Form:

Getting on it means that you will get the job done.

to get on it - Examples:

1)   I have to be at work now. I'll get on it after 5.

2)  Awesome idea. I'm going to get on it ASAP.

3)  This post just gave me the kick in the butt I needed to get on it... NOW! So, thanks!

4)  I do need to do some studying, so I have to get on it.

5)  I will get on it immediately if it works properly.

6)  The sale finishes at 4:00pm Pacific time, so get on it.

7)  But nonprofits and funders alike are playing catch-up with technology, and they better get on it.

8)  I'd better get on it!

9)  And then after making your plan, get on it.

10)  Pick up the pace. Take action of some kind. Get on it!

11) The best way to do it is to just get on it and keep trying over and over!

12) If they don't they should get on it.

13)  Well then the FBI better get on it and find out.

14)  They said you need to get on it.

15)  This just inspired me to get on it!

16)  When I'm sure I won't hesitate to get on it.

17)  Should be wrapped up in less than a week. Get on it.

18)  I better get on it now, I have an MRI first thing in the morning.

19)  There's no purpose not to take the initiative and get on it.

20)  Quantities are limited, when they are gone, they are gone so get on it if you want some sweet goodies for Christmas!