get your skates on

Get your skates on
This is used as a way of telling people to hurry up.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • get your skates on — get/put/your skates on british informal phrase used for telling someone to hurry You’d better get your skates on if you don’t want to be late. Thesaurus: ways of telling someone to hurrysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get your skates on! — Get (your) skates on! British & Australian, informal something that you say in order to tell someone to hurry. Get your skates on! We re going to miss the train. (usually an order) House buyers should get their skates on if they want to buy while …   New idioms dictionary

  • get/put your skates on — Brit informal used to tell someone to hurry • • • Main Entry: ↑skate …   Useful english dictionary

  • put your skates on — get/put/your skates on british informal phrase used for telling someone to hurry You’d better get your skates on if you don’t want to be late. Thesaurus: ways of telling someone to hurrysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get skates on! — Get (your) skates on! British & Australian, informal something that you say in order to tell someone to hurry. Get your skates on! We re going to miss the train. (usually an order) House buyers should get their skates on if they want to buy while …   New idioms dictionary

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