get up and go

Get up and go
If someone has lots of get up and go, they have lots of enthusiasm and energy.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • get-up-and-go — • get up and go • get up and get n. phr. informal Energetic enthusiasm; ambitious determination; pep; drive; push. Joe has a lot of get up and go and is working his way through school …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get-up-and-go — n. a character trait manifested in a readiness and ability to initiate action; an enterprising and energetic spirit; a go getting attitude. Syn: energy; drive; enterprise; initiative. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • get-up-and-go — n [U] informal energy and determination to do things ▪ He was the only candidate who had any get up and go …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • get-up-and-go — noun uncount INFORMAL energy and enthusiasm …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • get-up-and-go — get′ up and go′ n. energy, drive, and enthusiasm • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • get-up-and-go — noun enterprising or ambitious drive Europeans often laugh at American energy • Syn: ↑energy, ↑push • Derivationally related forms: ↑pushy (for: ↑push), ↑push ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • get-up-and-go — also[get up and get] {n. phr.}, {informal} Energetic enthusiasm; ambitious determination; pep; drive; push. * /Joe has a lot of get up and go and is working his way through school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get-up-and-go — also[get up and get] {n. phr.}, {informal} Energetic enthusiasm; ambitious determination; pep; drive; push. * /Joe has a lot of get up and go and is working his way through school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get-up-and-go — Synonyms and related words: adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression, aggressiveness, ambitiousness, bang, dash, drive, dynamism, enterprise, enterprisingness, fire, force, forcefulness, get up and get, getup, ginger, go, go ahead, go… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get-up-and-go — if someone has get up and go, they have energy and enthusiasm. You need a bit of get up and go if you re going to work in sales …   New idioms dictionary

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