|get off the ground
||succeed at first, begin successfully
||For a new product to get off the ground, you need about $5000.
|get off to a good start
||begin with success, start with confidence
||In Math 201, it's important to get off to a good start.
|get off your high horse
||do not act like you are better than everyone else
||Colin acts so superior! Tell him to get off his high horse.
|get off your soap box
||stop preaching to us, don't be such a crusader
||When Todd made a presentation on corporate charity, one of his
co-workers said, "Get off your soap box, Todd!"
|get on in years
||getting older, over the hill
||When Mother broke her hip, she was 77 - getting on in years.
|get on it
||do it now, get at it, get to it
||Mr. Jarvis wants his car repaired by noon, so let's get on it.
|get on my good side
||(See on my good side)
|get on my nerves
||bother or irritate me, bug me
||Her questions get on my nerves. They're too personal.
|get on with it
||continue working or speaking
||When I paused, he said, "Get on with it. Tell the rest of it."
|get on your horse
||move, get started, get a move on
||Get on your horse or you'll be late for work. It's nearly 8!