pull one's socks up

pull one's socks up
make a greater effort

You had better begin to pull your socks up or you will not be able to continue working here.


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  • pull one's socks up — ► pull one s socks up informal make an effort to improve. Main Entry: ↑sock …   English terms dictionary

  • pull one's socks up — verb To start making an effort; to renew or redouble ones efforts. Theyre all going to pull their socks up and play a bit better. Syn: get ones act together, knuckle down, roll up ones sleeves, shape up …   Wiktionary

  • Pull one's socks up — to get one s life in order; to act together …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pull one's socks up — Australian Slang to get one s life in order; to act together …   English dialects glossary

  • pull one's socks up — informal make an effort to improve. → sock …   English new terms dictionary

  • pull one's socks up —  Make a better effort …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • pull one's socks up — see sock …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull up one's socks — To brace oneself for doing better • • • Main Entry: ↑sock …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull up one's socks — {v. phr.} To try to do better, either in terms of one s behavior or at a task one is performing. * /I ll have to pull up my socks if I am going to finish my work today./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pull up one's socks — {v. phr.} To try to do better, either in terms of one s behavior or at a task one is performing. * /I ll have to pull up my socks if I am going to finish my work today./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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