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English definition of “step/move up a gear”

step/move up a gear

to start to do something better , especially in sports , in a way that is easy to see : After a disappointing first half , United moved up a gear and took control of the game .Making progress and advancingBecoming betterCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
(Definition of step/move up a gear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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