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put/set sth in motion

to start a machine or process: Once the printing processes have been put in motion, they're not so easy to stop. We filled in a form to set the whole process in motion.
(Definition of put/set sth in motion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put/set sth in motion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…开始运转,启动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…開始運轉,啟動…
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