To set the wheels in motion 開始行動

更新時間 2013年 2月 21日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間13:51
Britain's cycling team pursuit squad

Britain's cycling team pursuit squad at the UCI Track Cycling World Championship. Photo: Tim Ireland/ PA

今日小常識

At the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, competitors take part in all the various disciplines of track cycling. They are regulated by the Union Cycliste Internationale. The event is currently taking place in Minsk in Belarus.

由國際自行車聯盟主辦的世界自行車場地錦標賽是多個項目的自行車賽事。此錦標賽每年吸引大批運動員參賽,今年的比賽正在白俄羅斯明思克舉行。

今日短語

短語 "set the wheels in motion 讓輪子動起來" 的實際意思是使某事開始運轉、實施。

例句

Victoria dreamed of becoming an Olympic cycling champion. She set the wheels in motion by buying a racing bike.

Neil decided to move to the country. He set the wheels in motion by calling an estate agent.

請注意

我們用 "給車輪上油 oil the wheels" 來比喻用圓滑手段使某事順利進行。

John offered his expertise, which helped oil the wheels on the big building project.

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