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Idiom – Get Down to Business Idiom – Get Down to Business
Idiom – Get Down to Business

Idiom – Get Down to Business

Get Down to Business – Idiom of the Day

Meaning:

To seriously start working on something with dedication and determination.

Origin:

The idiom ‘Get down to business’ is a saying that is used when a person seriously wants to focus and start his work. It is most likely that the idiom originated in the business world and is used by many due to its widespread popularity.

Idiom Scenarios:

Scenario 1:

John: When will the project work start? It’s already an hour.
Rose: Soon after the introduction, we’ll get down to business.

Scenario 2:

Mother: Rose, come on, Stop idling away your time and help me out in cleaning the kitchen.
Rose: 2 minutes, Mom, check out this latest news of introducing smart cars.
Mother: Rose, we can check it once the work is done, so you better get down to business now.
Rose: Okay, I will!

Scenario 3:

The teacher enters the classroom when she sees the students chatting.

Teacher: Students, the interval is over, so get down to business and open your book.
Students: Okay! Ma’am.

Examples:

Understand the usage of the Idiom in the Sentences :

  1. The manager ordered everyone to roll up their sleeve and get down to business.
  2. Once everyone gathers at the conference hall, we can get down to business and start the presentation.
  3. The new boss directed the employees to forget all the formalities and get down to business.
  4. The teacher asked the students to stop laughing and get down to business.
  5. Since the election is approaching fast, the government will get down to business.

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