get in gear
Definition of get in gear
1 : to start working or doing something in a more energetic and effective way We need to get in gear if we want to finish this project on time.
2 : to cause (something) to start working or becoming successful She finally got her career in gear.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
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