get-up-and-go

Meaning(s)

1. initiative, energy and enthusiasm

Popularity

High

Professional

High

Social

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the job needs someone with a lot of get-up-and-go

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Having get-up-and-go means to have positive energy new ideas and motivation. Someone who has get-up-and-go is self-motivated and driven.

Check Icon Professional Examples (Basic)

  1. This job requires someone with a lot of get-up-and-go. That's why I think it suits a young, hungry candidate.
  2. The new intern has such get-up-and-go! She has really breathed new life into this place.

Check Icon Social Examples (Basic)

  1. I really feel like I'm getting older. I have no get-up-and-go anymore.
  2. Since I started university I have loads of get-up-and-go. I'm really interested in my course and very motivated.

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