One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Get moving; hurry.
be quick, hurry up, move quickly, go fast, hasten, make haste, speed, speed up, lose no time, press on, push on, run, dash, rush, hurtle, dart, race, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, gallop, go hell for leather, go like lightningView synonyms
- ‘The commission asked the legislators to get a wiggle on, start making changes now.’
- ‘Treasurer stuff is another matter, and he'll need to get a wiggle on to make up for his silly remarks on the Industry Commission in his maiden speech back in 1993 and build up the economic cred Labor is going to need.’
- ‘We need to look at the Waterberg and the Free State and, if Sasol doesn't get a wiggle on, the good news is that the Canadians want to put up a coal-to-liquids plant on the South African border.’
- ‘My start time was at 8: 30, so I had to get a wiggle on and give my bike it's shake down cruise to make sure all was well mechanically with it.’
- ‘If we're going to get this little chap Permission To Remain from our Head Mopple and do our bit at Full Muster we need to get a wiggle on.’
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