roll up one's sleeves


roll up one's sleeves
To prepare to work.

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  • roll up one's sleeves — ► roll up one s sleeves prepare to fight or work. Main Entry: ↑roll …   English terms dictionary

  • roll up one's sleeves — phrasal : to get to work vigorously : make a determined effort * * * roll up one s sleeves To get down wholeheartedly to a job, esp an unpleasant manual one • • • Main Entry: ↑sleeve * * * prepare to fight or work …   Useful english dictionary

  • roll up one's sleeves —    When you roll up your sleeves, you get ready for hard work.     The house was in a mess after the party so we had to roll up our sleeves and start cleaning …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • roll up one's sleeves — To get ready for a hard job; prepare to work hard or seriously. * /When Paul took his science examination, he saw how little he knew about science. He rolled up his sleeves and went to work./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • roll up one's sleeves — To get ready for a hard job; prepare to work hard or seriously. * /When Paul took his science examination, he saw how little he knew about science. He rolled up his sleeves and went to work./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • roll\ up\ one's\ sleeves — To get ready for a hard job; prepare to work hard or seriously. When Paul took his science examination, he saw how little he knew about science. He rolled up his sleeves and went to work …   Словарь американских идиом

  • roll up one's sleeves — prepare to work hard or seriously Everyone in our club rolled up their sleeves to help prepare for the party …   Idioms and examples

  • roll up one's sleeves — prepare to fight or work. → roll …   English new terms dictionary

  • roll up one's sleeves — raise the part of a garment which covers the arms; set to work, begin a task …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roll — ► VERB 1) move by turning over and over on an axis. 2) move forward on wheels or with a smooth, undulating motion. 3) (of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) sway on an axis parallel to the direction of motion. 4) (of a machine or device) begin… …   English terms dictionary