Main definitions of at it in English

: at it1at it2

at it1

phrase

  • Engaged in some activity, typically a reprehensible one.

    ‘the council is at it again, wanting to turn another green patch into a carpark’
    • ‘That he is still at it must mean that Smith has either led a charmed life these past years or else he is made of steel.’
    • ‘I came outside and she was having a rough time at it, mostly because she had no idea what she was doing.’
    • ‘They were at it again in 2001 and have been doing it since the beginning of this year too.’
    • ‘And could she not have done that while she was at it?’
    • ‘While you're at it, it's a good idea to tackle cold frames as well, both inside and out.’

Main definitions of at it in English

: at it1at it2

at it2

phrase