Inglês Todos os Dias #110: O que significa ‘get down to work’

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Inglês Todos os Dias #110: O que significa ‘get down to work’

Eu estava aqui no meu escritório sentindo os Monday blues quando finalmente decidi get down to work! Por que usei o phrasal verb get down (to) e não o verbo start para dizer que iria começar a trabalhar? Vamos falar sobre isso no mini-podcast de hoje.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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FRASES NO MINI PODCAST DE HOJE:

It's time to get down to work!
Monday blues
I have the Monday blues.
I need to get down to work.
It's time to start working.
So…
I got down to recording this mini-podcast.
Let's get down to work!
Let's get down to business.

 

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Complete a seguinte frase nos comentários abaixo:

I need to _________, so I'm going to get down to work.

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44 comments “Inglês Todos os Dias #110: O que significa ‘get down to work’”

My God , that´s monday blues , hawever I had do get down to gym

There’s a specific expression for when you decide to go the gym. We say “I’m need to hit the gym!”

I need to have my tasks done, so I´m going to get down to work

Good luck with your tasks!

I feel so tired that i dont know if i’ll get down to work today! But tomorrow i promisse i will! (Is that correct, Tim?)

That’s correct, Edison! That’s fine, you can take a day off! 🙂

Boa tarde,
Porque o work não está no gerúndio como o recording?
Obrigado!

Hello, Francisco! É porque o “work” (neste caso) é substantivo (trabalho), como na frase “get down to business”.

Thanks Tim!

I need to stand Up , só I’m going to get down to work.

Keep working!

I need to learn English first, so I’m going to get down to work, and then I’II wait the lunch time. After lunch time, so I’m going to get down to work again.

Keep up the good work!

Come rain or shine, I’ll get down to work now!

Good for you, Emerson! Work hard!

I need to have my Tuesday tasks done, so I am going to get down to work.

Good luck with your work! See you in class soon! 😉

If you want to be promoted, stop fulling around and get down to work…

Good advice!

Today I said to my son: we need to get down to work right away

Did he understand you?

I’m so sick of all that things that have been happening to me. I need to get down to working my thoughts . (is that correct Tim? How about if I use I need to get down to start working – sounds crazy..)

Hello, Vida. It’s not very common, but you can say that if you want. Or maybe something like “I need to get down to collecting my thoughts.”

I need to speak english, so i’m going to get down to work

Good girl!

I need to study, so I’m getting down to work now !

Good luck with your studies, Mayara!

I need to prepare the meeting, so I am going to get down to work!

Good luck with your preparations!

i need to get down to work ..but i’m so tired .. i need rest…put my head on the pilot …and sleep!

I know how you feel! 🙂

Tim em Português poderia-mos dizer: “É hora de pegar no batente!”. E pra mim o “batente”, ou a associação mnemônica para isso seria uma marreta pesada usada para quebrar pedras, ou seja, dar duro, iniciar um trabalho árduo.

Every weekend I get down to my English lessons because in weekdays I am swamped, I only do my listenings!

Thanks, Sergio. I enjoy learning expressions in Portuguese, too!

I me to, so I’m going to start working with my brother

Yes, so it’s time to get down to work!

I need to get up, so I’m going to get down to work.

Good luck with your work!

I need to stop with my procrastination, so I’m going to get down to work. 

Good luck with your work!

I need to learn english, so i’m going to get down to study every day.

That’s great! Good luck with your studies!

I need to continue to develop a system, so I am going to get down to work

Good luck with your work, Ilton!

I need to listen to the previous mini-podcasts, so I’m going to get down to work.


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