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    #11

    Smile Re: get with it

    The phrase "stay with the program" is actually an American slang. As mentioned by BobK in the previous posting, "it" is usually used instead of "the program".

    Here are some more examples of the usage:

    "Get with it (don't be so old-fashioned), Jay. They are the hottest band right now and they have won a slew of major music awards this year from MTV to boot."

    "Get with the program (stay focused on/pay close/active attention to what's happening), guys if we want to get everything right for the new project."

    Hopefully, it has cleared things up for you and you've gotten a better understanding of this phrase.



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    #12

    Re: get with it

    So it has, at long last. Tnx you both very much, Bob and Westwind.


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    Re: get with it

    Quote Originally Posted by lks View Post
    Hello,everyone !
    Could anybody please tell me what "get with it " mean ? thank you all .
    I don't what does it means.Do u tell me the meaning?One thing more what i tell u "plz send me those idioms which we easily use in daily routine".
    My name is Osama and i m from Pakistan.


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    #14

    Re: get with it

    Welcome, Osama,
    It has been explained very well, read all the thread.
    Best wishes

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    Re: get with it

    Quote Originally Posted by OSAMA View Post
    I don't what does it means.Do u tell me the meaning?One thing more what i tell u "plz send me those idioms which we easily use in daily routine".
    My name is Osama and i m from Pakistan.
    Get with it, Osama

    http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/

    Try clicking on the links on this page and explore.

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