swing into gear

swing into gear

To begin doing something at a higher speed, intensity, or level of enthusiasm. The city is swinging into gear in its preparations for the anniversary parade. I'm going to meet with my team on Saturday so we can swing into gear on this project.
See also: gear, swing
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In addition, some market players assumed defensive positions ahead of evenings season here, which is set to swing into gear soon.
A pre-match thunderstorm left a lot of surface water on the pitch and the contest took some time to swing into gear.
Another Sellers venture is about to swing into gear with the launch of a brand new band called what else but, Mighty Oaks.
A massive 6 million pounds policing operation will swing into gear during
Not only was Tinker AFB suffering from its own weather woes, an AWACS bird wasn't ready to swing into gear.
When one of us is not clicking, invariably the other two swing into gear.