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- GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER -

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER means that someone needs to improve, especially because they are inefficient or disorganized. For example:

"You have every chance to do well in this course, but you just need to change your attitude a bit. Get up early, go to class, finish your assignments on time, and get your act together."

After years of inefficiency the company has finally updated its business methods, and is showing real signs of getting its act together.

This idiom is similar in meaning to CLEAN UP YOUR ACT









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