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English definition of “get-up-and-go”


noun [U]     /ˌɡet.ʌp.əŋˈɡəʊ/ US  /ˌɡet̬.ʌp.ənˈɡoʊ/ informal
the quality of being positive and having a lot of new ideas, determination, and energy: This job needs someone with a bit of get-up-and-go.Strength of will and determinationExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of get-up-and-go noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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