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set the wheels in motion

to do something that will cause a series of actions to start: I thought a phone call to the right person might set the wheels in motion.
(Definition of set the wheels in motion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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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