put the wheels in motion

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put the wheels in motion

To act to cause something to begin. The senator from New Hampshire put the wheels in motion for the legislation. We've been planning the details for months, but it's ultimately up to the boss to put the wheels in motion.
See also: motion, put, wheel

wheels in motion

see under set in motion.
See also: motion, wheel