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Meaning of “get religion” in the English Dictionary

"get religion" in British English

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get religion

humorous to ​become very ​religious: He ​suddenly got religion when he went to ​college. US to ​start doing something in a ​serious and ​careful way: I get religion each ​time I do my ​incometax - I always ​wonder why I didn't ​keepbetterrecords.
(Definition of get religion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get religion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 虔诚, 开始认真做事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 變得十分虔誠, 開始認真謹慎地做事…
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