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Figuratively, a comparison with the achieved result and the preparation involved in creating, producing, rehearsing, and polishing a theatrical act or similar performance.


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get one's act together (third-person singular simple present gets one's act together, present participle getting one's act together, simple past got one's act together, past participle got one's act together or (North American) gotten one's act together)

  1. (idiomatic) To become serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.
    It didn't look like he'd ever get his act together, but eventually the project got going.
    Synonyms: get it together, straighten up and fly right

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