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get (or keep) the show on the road

Definition of get or keep the show on the road in English:

informal Begin (or succeed in continuing with) an undertaking or enterprise: “Let’s get this show on the road—we’re late already.”
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  • Regular meetings will commence shortly to get the show on the road and all ideas and suggestions will be welcome.
  • You can bet the budget they were given was not very big, and someone has taken the initiative to get sponsorship to get the show on the road.
  • He thanked all who had kept the show on the road while he was away and who had attended so dutifully to the various aspects of running the club and organising activities.
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