kick into gear


1. to get started or to jump into action






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kick myself into gear and get to the gym

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To kick into gear means to get started or to get onto the right track. This expression implies energy and action and is a useful phrase that can be used in professional and social contexts.

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  1.  In September we will all need to kick into gear to get ready to move house.
  2.  If everyone kicks into gear and helps, we will have the kitchen cleaned in no time.

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  1. Our boss gave a very motivational speech this morning that kicked us all into gear for the new project.
  2.  Could you have a chat with Ben and kick him into gear? It doesn't seem like he has done much today.

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