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7 Cycling Words

change down

verb
1.
(intransitive, adverb) to select a lower gear when driving
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  • "No spell will change down into stone, sings the poet," said Bernhard, taking a feather from his pillow and brushing it away.

    Debit and Credit Gustav Freytag
  • The sand of the road absorbed most of the power I now had left and often I had to change down to bottom gear to get along at all.

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