shift gear

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Englisch - Englisch
(deyim) Change the position of the gears to make a vehicle go faster or more slowly
gear shift
That part of a gearbox involved in changing gear; includes the gear lever and the forks attached to it
shift gears
To change the gear by which motion is transmitted from a powered shaft to another shaft, especially in a motor vehicle
shift gears
To change pace or mode of operation
gear shift
a gear lever
shift gears
change gears, change to the appropriate gear (as in a vehicle)
shift gear

    Türkische aussprache

    şîft gîr

    Aussprache

    /ˈsʜəft ˈgər/ /ˈʃɪft ˈɡɪr/

    Etymologie

    [ 'shift ] (verb.) 13th century. Middle English, from Old English sciftan to divide, arrange; akin to Old Norse skipa to arrange, assign.

    Wort des Tages

    fait accompli
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