get-up-and-go

get-up-and-go
also[get-up-and-get] {n. phr.}, {informal} Energetic enthusiasm; ambitious determination; pep; drive; push. * /Joe has a lot of get-up-and-go and is working his way through school./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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