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get-up-and-gonoun [U]

uk   /ˌɡet.ʌp.ənˈɡəʊ/  us   /ˌɡet̬.ʌp.ənˈɡoʊ/ informal
(Definition of get-up-and-go from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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get-up-and-gonoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡet̬ˌʌp·ənˈɡoʊ/ infml
the ​quality of being ​energetic, ​determined, and ​enthusiastic: We need someone with ​real get-up-and-go to ​run this ​office.
(Definition of get-up-and-go from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get-up-and-go”
in Chinese (Simplified) 干劲, 闯劲, 进取心…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幹勁, 闖勁, 進取心…
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