surf's up

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Etymology[edit]

Originally used in surfing to say there are good waves for surfing and one should get ready to ride them. This likely resulted in the later idiomatic use: to get ready for something.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Phrase[edit]

surf's up

  1. A phrase used in surfing when a nearby wave is passing.
  2. (idiomatic) It's time (to do something).
    Yo, Harold! Surf's up! Those cars aren't going to wash themselves!

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