get a move on
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get a move on
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. date prisa
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Get a move on or the bus will leave us!¡Date prisa o el bus nos dejará!
b. apúrate
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Your alarm went of 15 minutes ago. Get a move on!Tu alarma sonó hace 15 minutos. ¡Apúrate!
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. dense prisa (plural)
Hurry up or we'll be late!¡Dense prisa o vamos a llegar tarde!
b. apúrense (plural)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Get a move on! You don't need to spend 20 minutes in the bathroom!¡Apúrense! ¡No necesitan pasar 20 minutos en el baño!
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to hurry up)
a. darse prisa
Our mom is always telling us to get a move on.Nuestra mamá siempre nos dice que nos demos prisa.
b. apurarse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We need to get a move on if we don't want to miss the first act.Necesitamos apurarnos si no queremos perder el primer acto.
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