gear up (to something)


gear up (to something)
ˌgear ˈup (for/to sth) | ˌgear sb/sthˈup (for/to sth) derived
to prepare yourself/sb/sth to do sth

Cycle organizations are gearing up for National Bike Week.

see also geared
Main entry:gearderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • gear something up (to something) — ˌgear ˈup (for/to sth) | ˌgear sb/sthˈup (for/to sth) derived to prepare yourself/sb/sth to do sth • Cycle organizations are gearing up for National Bike Week. see also ↑geared Main entry: ↑gear …   Useful english dictionary

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  • gear something to something — ˈgear sth to/towards sth derived usually passive to make, change or prepare sth so that it is suitable for a particular purpose • The course had been geared towards the specific needs of its members. Main entry: ↑gearderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • gear something towards something — ˈgear sth to/towards sth derived usually passive to make, change or prepare sth so that it is suitable for a particular purpose • The course had been geared towards the specific needs of its members. Main entry: ↑gearderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • gear somebody up (for something) — ˌgear ˈup (for/to sth) | ˌgear sb/sthˈup (for/to sth) derived to prepare yourself/sb/sth to do sth • Cycle organizations are gearing up for National Bike Week. see also ↑geared Main entry: ↑gear …   Useful english dictionary

  • gear somebody up (to something) — ˌgear ˈup (for/to sth) | ˌgear sb/sthˈup (for/to sth) derived to prepare yourself/sb/sth to do sth • Cycle organizations are gearing up for National Bike Week. see also ↑geared Main entry: ↑gear …   Useful english dictionary


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