get (oneself) in gear(redirected from get oneself in gear)
get (oneself) in gear
To prepare oneself to do something or do start taking action, especially after having delayed doing so. I know you said you would take out the trash, but get yourself in gear and do it already! I really need to get myself in gear and finish writing this paper—it's due tomorrow!
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