into high gear

into high gear

To a faster or more intense pace. All right, let's kick it into high gear for the last part of today's workout! I've always been a good student, but now that I'm trying to get a scholarship for college, my studying has gone into high gear.
See also: gear, high
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In the Roundup: State leaders react to President Obama's executive actions on gun control, a Waller County grand jury issues an indictment in the Sandra Bland case, and the presidential campaigns shift into high gear in the new year.
Once presidential product placement kicks into high gear, candidates will at least be free of the production expenses of slick ad campaigns.
As another session of the Green Belt Training Course taught by The Lean Institute here shifts into high gear, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center senior managers stress the importance of the class.
So as the midterm election cycle kicks into high gear, take a moment to savor attack ads.
Now one of the few women directors to work on Broadway, Silverman's career has certainly kicked into high gear.
This agreement is vital to meet consumer demand, which will only grow in the coming year as the Gulf Coast rebuilding effort moves into high gear following last year's devastating hurricane season," said David Pressly, president of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Statesville, N.
So when "hero" status eludes him and Will is relegated to the "sidekick" class (think Robin, not Batman), he must throw his powers into high gear to prove himself.
Still, when John Paul II left this earth, we had to shift into high gear.
Following the publicity concerning the three cases, Toronto's Globe and Mail immediately went into high gear in support of legal euthanasia.
With the video push kicking into high gear, Baker gnar-am Brayden Szafranski was sent to Melbourne, Australia to get training under the hyperactive hand of Dustin Dollin.
Fundraising is a job requirement for any university president, but tight state budgets and rising costs are kicking the efforts into high gear for presidents at public universities.
If fish larvae don't have a good supply of food when warmer water kicks their metabolism into high gear, fewer will grow into fry and make it to adulthood, says Keith M.
We tumble out of the helicopter somewhat disoriented from our adrenaline-infused aerial adventure, but our spirits are shot into high gear as we're greeted by a lavish champagne breakfast.
Self-interest dictates it; until Japan gets up off the canvas, it is impossible to imagine the global economy kicking into high gear again.
The race to develop fuel-cell vehicles is kicking into high gear.