in/into high gear

in/into high gear
in/into high gear — see high gear
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Main Entry:gear
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in/into high gear
: in or into a state of great or intense activity

The project is now in high gear. [=(Brit) top gear]

Fuel prices are expected to rise as the summer travel season kicks/moves into high gear.

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Main Entry:high gear

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • high gear — {n. phr.}, {informal} Top speed; full activity. * /Production got into high gear after the vacation./ * /An advertising campaign for the new toothpaste promptly moved into high gear./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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