get your act together

get your act together informal phrase
to organize your life or work in a better way, especially by having clear goals and a plan for achieving them

If you want to be finished by Monday, you’ll have to get your act together.

Thesaurus: to organize your own affairssynonym
Main entry: act

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get your act together — see get together at get
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Main Entry:act

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get your ˈact together idiom
(informal) to organize yourself and your activities in a more effective way in order to achieve sth

He needs to get his act together if he's going to pass.

Main entry:actidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • get act together — get (your) act together informal to organize your activities so that you do things in an effective way. If these people could ever get their act together, they could produce unbeatable wines. You d better get your act together and start looking… …   New idioms dictionary

  • clean up your act — do it better, do it legally, get your act together    I ve missed classes, failed tests. I need to clean up my act …   English idioms

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