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The meaning of "rise and shine"

" Rise and shine "
Meaning:
Instruction to get out of bed and get ready for work.
Example:
Okay, sleepy heads. Kit inspection in ten minutes - rise and shine.
Where did it originate?:
From the Bible.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but somewhat old-fashioned.
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