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What does roll one's sleeves up mean?

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roll one's sleeves up


The phrase to roll one's sleeves up literally means to turn one's sleeves upward. Figuratively, the idioms means to prepare for hard work.
roll one's sleeves up


1. She rolled her sleeves up and started doing the housework.
2. Let's roll up our sleeves, work together, and try to get the work done.

This idiom is in the clothes category

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