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Phrasal Verbs: Gear

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
The wedding preparations were geared onto top speed for so that nothing remained for the last minute.
B
The wedding preparations were geared to top speed for so that nothing remained for the last minute.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct usage is gear to. Gear to means ‘Organise or arrange something for a particular purpose, audience, etc. (Often passive)’.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
The teachers are all geared towards the annual function that’s about to happen in a month’s time.
B
The teachers are all geared at the annual function that’s about to happen in a month’s time.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct usage is gear towards. Gear towards means ‘Organise or arrange something for a particular purpose, audience, etc’.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage
A
This event is the biggest event that our company has to organize, so gear up guys, let’s do this!
B
This event is the biggest event that our company has to organize, so gear on guys, let’s do this!
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct usage is gear up. Gear up means ‘Get ready for a busy period’.
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