get the lead out of one's pants

{v. phr.}, {slang} To get busy; work faster. * /The captain told the sailors to get the lead out of their pants./ * /The coach told the players to get the lead out of their pants./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • get\ the\ lead\ out\ of\ one's\ pants — v. phr. slang To get busy; work faster. The captain told the sailors to get the lead out of their pants. The coach told the players to get the lead out of their pants …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pants — See: ANTS IN ONE S PANTS, CATCH ONE WITH ONE S PANTS DOWN, FANCY PANTS, FLY BY THE SEAT OF ONE S PANTS, GET THE LEAD OUT OF ONE S PANTS, KICK IN THE PANTS, WEAR THE TROUSERS or WEAR THE PANTS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pants — See: ants in one s pants, catch with one s pants down, fancy pants, fly by the seat of one s pants, get the lead out of one s pants, kick in the pants, wear the trousers or wear the pants …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lead — See: all roads lead to Rome, blind leading the blind, get the lead out of one s pants …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lead — See: GET THE LEAD OUT OF ONE S PANTS …   Dictionary of American idioms

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