English version

get (something) rolling

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget (something) rollingget (something) rollingSTART TO HAPPEN, EXIST ETCto start happening or make something start happening in a smooth and successful way The business didn’t really get rolling until 1975. Have a good breakfast to get your day rolling. roll
Examples from the Corpus
get (something) rollingIf you could get on to Basil, then we can get the ball rolling.Straightening your wheels puts them in the proper attitude to get them rolling again.I got the process rolling by talking directly to every person in the wing.They were Mo Taylor getting himself rolling consistently toward the basket and dropping in finger rolls and jump shots.To get the ball rolling, here a few for starters ... 1.Early arrivals heard one of our own, the superb John Hurley, get the ball rolling in the upstairs bar.After developing the infrastructure and getting the ball rolling, the mine churned out great quantities of lead and silver.Celtic got the ball rolling with a goal from the impressive Nicholas after just 10 minutes.
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