HyperDic: get_going

English > 2 senses of the expression get going:
VERBmotionget going, start, gobegin or set in motion
changeget going, get cracking, bestir oneself, get moving, get weaving, get started, get rollingstart to be active
English > get going: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningBegin or set in motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsstart, go
Caused bystart, start upget going or set in motion
Narrowerget off the ground, take offget started or set in motion, used figuratively
go on, come up, come onstart running, functioning, or operating
Oppositestop, haltCome to a halt, stop moving
Spanishcomenzar, empezar, estrenar, iniciar, originar, partir
Catalancomençar, donar començament, estrenar, iniciar-se, iniciar, originar
English > get going: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningstart to be active.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsget cracking, bestir oneself, get moving, get weaving, get started, get rolling
Broaderget down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commenceTake the first ... / first step or steps in carrying out an action
Spanishacelerar, avivar, impulsar, moverse, mover, movilizarse, ponerse en marcha
Catalancomençar

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