get-up-and-go get-up-and-go


  • (n) enterprising or ambitious drive



  1. All in all, a buffalo wallowing in mud doesn't exactly portend a get-up-and-go kind of year.
  2. All you need is a portable phone, a plausible angle and some get-up-and-go, and you are all set to enjoy the best of times.
  3. Emerson must be held blameless for the fact that his exaltations on individual get-up-and-go have ended, in the fullness of time, by producing George Steinbrenner.


  • Adoptable Animals

    Are you looking for a companion with a get-up-and-go attitude? Gracie is the ideal match for you. This 6-year-old, female Catahoula/Australian shepherd mix is classified as a 'Busy Bee' in the Meet Your Match program.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan


  • "There was no get-up-and-go," Wagner said. "That can't happen."
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Billy Wagner Source: USA Today

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