Women especially have to pull up their socks on this issue.
That it will have to pull its socks up in this production is obvious.
With 16 games to go Oxford have still got time to pull their socks up.
"We clearly have to pull up our socks and get back on the winning trail," he said.
That, once married to her, he'll pull up his socks and make a go of life!
In the end, of course, we all pulled our socks up and got on with the job.
"It took me a long time to pull my socks up."
"As my mother used to say many years ago, it's time for all of us to pull up our socks."
"People realized we had to pull up our socks and do a little more."
But already he was pulling up his socks and getting ready to stand.