set the wheels in motion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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set the wheels in motion

to do something that will ​cause a ​series of ​actions to ​start: I ​thought a ​phonecall to the ​rightperson might set the ​wheels in ​motion.
(Definition of set the wheels in motion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “set the wheels in motion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使运转起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使運作起來…
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