Get Down To Business - Idiom

Video Overview

The idiom ‘get down to business' means ‘to start doing something with seriousness’. The video explains the meaning of the idiom ‘get down to business' in English. We explain how to use it with some easy examples for Social and Business English.

Video Analysis

This idiom means to get serious about an action you’re taking. Like the introduction into a company on your first day, before you’re shown the ropes and get down to business. It’s usually heard after a time of social talk when a group wants to begin doing what they set out to do.

Further Examples:

  1. We finally made it. Let’s get down to business.

  2. I’m looking forward to getting down to business when we arrive. I’m eager to close the deal.

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