'Get your hands dirty' Meaning

What does the saying 'Get your hands dirty' mean?

Meaning: If you get your hands dirty, you become involved in something where the realities might compromise your principles. It can also mean that a person is not just stuck in an ivory tower dictating strategy, but is prepared to put in the effort and hard work to make the details actually happen.

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Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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