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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 income tax - I always wonder why I didn't keep better records.
Translations of “get religion”
in Chinese (Traditional) 變得十分虔誠, 開始認真謹慎地做事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虔诚, 开始认真做事…
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