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gear down

vb
(tr, adverb) to adapt to a new situation by decreasing output, intensity of operations, etc
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w>gear down

vi (driver)herunterschalten, in einen niedrigeren Gang schalten
vt sep engineniedertouriger auslegen or machen; (fig)drosseln
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But Manchester found an extra gear down the stretch to pull clear of Keenan's side and cement their position at the top of the NSL table.
The plane was seen coming in without its landing gear down.
The step up in trip seems absolutely made to measure for the Street Cry filly and she should really be able to hit top gear down the long straight.
The step up to a mile and six on Town Moor seems absolutely made to measure - she should really be able to hit top gear down the long run for home.
A source at the airport said that a plane may have "belly" landed, which means an aircraft touched down without its landing gear down.
80 out 100 cars gear down and take the photo of our new style cafeteria which proves how we made a good thing.
He will have the benefit of a pacemaker in Dick Doughtywylie so any frailty in the stamina of Gleneagles will likely be exposed and Golden Horn should once again be able to demonstrate his impressive change of gear down the long Knavesmire straight.
Pensabene to maneuver under the hovering aircraft and pry the nose landing gear down.
Part total time: 564 hours LEARJET MODEL 35A Malfunctioning Landing Gear On approach into KDPA, crew had no right gear down and lock light.
In days like this it is typical of bureaucracy to gear down in fear of corruption allegations," said a senior procurement official.
Get your backsides into gear down there and give me a bell.
Footage posted online showed a plane landing apparently without its rear landing gear down and leaving a trail of flame along the runway.