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pull your socks up

UK informal
to make an effort to improve your work or behaviour because it is not good enough: He's going to have to pull his socks up if he wants to stay in the team.
Translations of “pull your socks up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 加把勁,加油…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加把劲儿,加油干…
(Definition of pull your socks up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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