Put-in-motion sentence example
As to the different employments of capital, the quantity of productive labour put in motion by an equal amount varies extremely according as that amount is employed - (i) in the improvement of lands, mines or fisheries, (2) in manufactures, (3) in wholesale or (4) retail trade.
Not that Richelieu was hostile to them in principle; but he was obliged at all hazards to find money for the upkeep of the army, and the provincial states were a slow and heavy machine to put in motion.
They serve to put in motion several thrashing and corn-mills, and a small one erected some years ago for spinning flax.
Simon Cowell's production company is behind Britain's Got Talent, which was conceived and put in motion before America's Got Talent ever aired.Advertisement