Set the wheels in motion

Set the wheels in motion
  When you set the wheels in motion, you get something started.

Dictionary of English idioms . . 2014.

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  • set the wheels in motion — or start the wheels turning to do some of the things that will make a process start He needs to find a new place to live, and I m helping him set the wheels in motion …   English dictionary

  • set the wheels in motion — start the wheels turning phrase to do some of the things that will make a process start He needs to find a new place to live, and I’m helping him set the wheels in motion. Thesaurus: to make something start to exist or happensynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set the wheels in motion — When you set the wheels in motion, you get something started …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • set the wheels in motion — ► set the wheels in motion begin a process or put a plan into action. Main Entry: ↑set …   English terms dictionary

  • set the wheels in motion — to cause a series of actions to start that will help you achieve what you want. A phone call to the right person should set the wheels in motion …   New idioms dictionary

  • set the wheels in motion —    When you set the wheels in motion, you get something started.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • set the wheels in motion — begin a process or put a plan into action. → set …   English new terms dictionary

  • set the wheels in motion — verb to initiate a chain of events necessary to help one achieve a goal (more quickly) …   Wiktionary

  • start the wheels turning — set the wheels in motion or start the wheels turning to do some of the things that will make a process start He needs to find a new place to live, and I m helping him set the wheels in motion …   English dictionary

  • set — Ⅰ. set [1] ► VERB (setting; past and past part. set) 1) put, lay, or stand in a specified place or position. 2) put, bring, or place into a specified state. 3) cause or instruct (someone) to do something. 4) give someone (a task) …   English terms dictionary

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