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1.
to leave the bonds of gravity by whatever means: airplane, music, drugs, success/money, sex
the music is powerful when we can get off the ground

that gage was strong enough to get me off the ground

she was able to get me off the ground with the grinding she administered!!
by michael foolsley December 02, 2009
 
2.
to succeed, especially initially (alludes to the launch of an aircraft or space shuttle)
I decided I should probably not bother asking questions until they get off the ground.
by The Return of Light Joker August 20, 2010