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get-up-and-go

Definition of get-up-and-go in English:

informal Energy, enthusiasm, and initiative.
Example sentences
  • Ambition, a spirit of get-up-and-go and a sense of pride in our community were all we had to rely on to drag ourselves up to a better standard of living.
  • He is a new man, full of vigour and get-up-and-go.
  • Here we have a company with entrepreneurial spirit and get-up-and-go.
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