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English definition of “get religion”

get religion

humorous
to become very religious: He suddenly got religion when he went to college.Followers of religious groups US to start doing something in a serious and careful way: I get religion each time I do my income tax - I always wonder why I didn't keep better records.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of get religion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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