短語 get your skates on 的意思是讓某人趕快、快點。
You'd better get your skates on, or we are going to miss the bus!
Get your skates on! We've got a lot of work to do today.
短語 skate over 的意思是躲避談論某話題。
Our manager told us to work longer hours to keep the company in business, but he skated over the issue of extra payment.