What does shift gears mean?

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shift gears

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  1. shift gears(Verb)

    To change the gear by which motion is transmitted from a powered shaft to another shaft, especially in a motor vehicle.

  2. shift gears(Verb)

    To change pace or mode of operation.

How to pronounce shift gears?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say shift gears in sign language?

  1. shiftgears

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shift gears in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shift gears in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of shift gears in a Sentence

  1. David Payne:

    Poe’s departure is a sign that Freedom Caucus needs to shift gears into a legislative mode, they’ve proven they can be a purity check. Now, they ’ll need to prove that they’re a legislative force.

  2. William Todts:

    The reality is that for the last decade they've made virtually no progress in fuel efficiency while for much of that time they are alleged to have operated a cartel. It's high time we shift gears and introduce U.S.-style fuel economy standards.

  3. William Todts:

    Truckmakers claim we can trust them to deliver more efficient trucks, the reality is that for the last decade they've made virtually no progress in fuel efficiency while for much of that time they are alleged to have operated a cartel. It's high time we shift gears and introduce U.S.-style fuel economy standards.

Images & Illustrations of shift gears

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