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to set sth in motion

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  • set something in motion — phrase to make a series of events or a process start happening We want to set in motion talks involving all sides in the conflict. Thesaurus: to make something start to exist or happensynonym Main entry: motion * * * start something moving or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set — set1 W1S1 [set] v past tense and past participle set present participle setting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put)¦ 2¦(put into surface)¦ 3¦(story)¦ 4¦(consider)¦ 5¦(establish something)¦ 6¦(start something happening)¦ 7¦(decide something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • motion — noun 1 movement ADJECTIVE ▪ smooth, steady ▪ quick, rapid, swift ▪ gentle ▪ circular …   Collocations dictionary

  • motion — mo|tion1 W3 [ˈməuʃən US ˈmou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(movement)¦ 2¦(moving your head or hand)¦ 3¦(suggestion at a meeting)¦ 4 in motion 5 set/put something in motion 6 go through the motions (of doing something) 7¦(body waste)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; :… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • motion — 1 noun 1 MOVEMENT (U) the process of moving or the way that someone or something moves: The rocking motion of the boat made Sylvia feel sick. 2 MOVING YOUR HEAD OR HAND (C) a single movement of your hand or head, especially done in order to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • put something in motion — set/put sth in ˈmotion idiom to start sth moving • They set the machinery in motion. • (figurative) The wheels of change have been set in motion. Main entry: ↑motionidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • train — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 engine pulling coaches/cars ADJECTIVE ▪ railroad (AmE), railway (BrE) ▪ metro, subway (AmE), tube (BrE), underground (esp. BrE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • plan — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 for future ADJECTIVE ▪ ambitious, audacious, grand, grandiose ▪ The government has ambitious plans for prison reform. ▪ future ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • wheel — wheel1 W3S2 [wi:l] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on a vehicle)¦ 2¦(for controlling a vehicle)¦ 3¦(in a machine)¦ 4 the wheels of something 5 the wheel of fortune/life/time etc 6 (set of) wheels 7 wheels within wheels 8 set the wheels in motion/set the wheels… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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