get it together

vb
to organise oneself, one's life and/or environment. A vogue term and cliche from around 1969. The 'it' refers to one's 'act', one's life, one's head, or to things in general.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • get it together — I. become organized, be effective    I ll get it together this term. I ll improve my grades. II. get a well balanced life; become happy, successful    She s getting it together. She s trying to live a meaningful life …   English idioms

  • get it together (to) —  Become organized.  ► “The era of cooperation coordination is here, except in one area: rail management and rail labor still cannot get it together, working for mutual benefit.” (Railway Age, Sept. 1993, p. 9) …   American business jargon

  • get act together — get (your) act together informal to organize your activities so that you do things in an effective way. If these people could ever get their act together, they could produce unbeatable wines. You d better get your act together and start looking… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get shit together — get (your) shit together taboo! to become more organized and effective. He s really got his shit together since he left college …   New idioms dictionary

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