change down


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change down

vb
(Automotive Engineering) (intr, adverb) to select a lower gear when driving
Translations

w>change down

vi (Brit Aut) → einen niedrigeren Gang einlegen, in einen niedrigeren Gang schalten, (he)runterschalten
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