|get your act together
||become organized, get it together
||Bill is getting his act together. He's not late anymore.
|get your attention
||cause you to be aware of, catch your eye
||When Marylou walked by, that got your attention.
|get your back up
||become upset, get mad
||Tim gets his back up when you criticize his work. Be careful.
|get your buns over here
||come here quickly, on the double
||Wade, get your buns over here and sign your name.
|get your dander up
||annoy or bother you, bug you
||Do barking dogs get your dander up? Does barking irritate you?
|get your ears pinned back
||(See ears pinned back)
|get your feet wet
||try to do it, attempt it, try your hand at
||To become a lawyer, learn the theory; then get your feet wet.
|get your goat
||annoy you, bug you, get to me
||Don't let Jason get your goat. He teases everybody.
|get your head out of the clouds
||be more realistic, come down to earth, get real
||You can dream at home, but please get your head out of the clouds when you come to work.
|get your head together
||begin to think clearly, get your act together
||I need a holiday to get my head together - to think clearly again.