get down to business


get down to business
to begin to talk seriously; to tackle the real or important matter(s)

Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • get down to business — To set to work seriously • • • Main Entry: ↑business * * * get down to business phrase to start doing something that you need to do I have a plane to catch, so let’s get down to business. Thesaurus: to start doing somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • get down to business — or[work] {v. phr.} To start being serious; begin to face a problem to be solved, or a task to be accomplished. * /Gentlemen, I m afraid the party is over and we must get down to business./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get down to business — or[work] {v. phr.} To start being serious; begin to face a problem to be solved, or a task to be accomplished. * /Gentlemen, I m afraid the party is over and we must get down to business./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ down\ to\ business — • get down to business • get down to work v. phr. To start being serious; begin to face a problem to be solved, or a task to be accomplished. Gentlemen, I m afraid the party is over and we must get down to business …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get down to business — work seriously, not waste time or effort    Let s get down to business, he said. We have much to do …   English idioms

  • get down to business — to start doing something that you need to do I have a plane to catch, so let s get down to business …   English dictionary

  • get down to business — to begin seriously doing what you need to do. They both knew they did not have much time, so they got down to business and began to discuss the issues that needed to be settled. Usage notes: sometimes used without get: Our professor is very down… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get down to business — verb to become involved with something work related …   Wiktionary

  • get down to business — idi to apply oneself to serious matters; concentrate on work …   From formal English to slang

  • let's get down to business — let s cut to the chase, let s get to the bottom line, let s talk shop …   English contemporary dictionary