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gear (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with gear uk   /ɡɪər/  us   /ɡɪr/ verb
to ​prepare for something that you have to do, or to ​prepare someone ​else for something: Politicians are already ​gearing up for the ​election. [+ to infinitive] I'm ​gearing myself up toask him to give me my ​money back. I'm ​trying to ​gear myself up for tomorrow's ​exam.
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gear (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with gear uk   us   /ɡɪər/ verb
to prepare yourself or someone else for something: Politicians are already ​gearing up for the ​election. Local ​healthunions are ​gearing themselves up for a ​battle amid fears of ​joblosses among the 250 ​staff.
(Definition of gear (sb/sth) up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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