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*in full swing

 and *in high gear
Fig. at the peak of activity; moving fast or efficiently. (*Typically: be ~; move [into] ~; get [into] ~.) In the summer months, things really get into full swing around here. We go skiing in the mountains each winter. Things are in high gear there in November.
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in full swing

moving quickly forward In Moscow, a building boom is in full swing.
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in full swing

Also, in full cry. In full operation, at the highest level of activity. For example, After the strike it would be some time before production was in full swing, or His supporters were out in full cry. The first expression, dating from the mid-1800s, alludes to the vigorous movement of a swinging body. The second employs full cry in the sense of "vigorous pursuit," a usage dating from the late 1500s that may be dying out.
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in full swing

At the highest level of activity or operation.
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Talks are expected to move into full swing in the days ahead at the global organization's top body on whether or not sanctions against the isolated regime should be toughened further by, for instance, issuing another resolution or a presidential statement.
The big end-of-season trials for next year's Classics are ready to move into full swing with the traditional handicaps such as the Cambridgeshire and the Cesarewitch playing backing roles to the talent on display at Newmarket and Doncaster.
Market players refrained from actively chasing higher ground as the quarterly earnings season in Japan will move into full swing this week, brokers said.
Under the leadership of The Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), this renovation project, the largest in the country's history, will now move into full swing.
But the Euro hunt for John Collins will move into full swing today.