surf's up

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  • 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.
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Yo, Harold! Surf's up! Those cars aren't going to wash themselves!

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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surf's upA phrase used in surfing when a nearby wave is passing.
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