gear down

  1. (tr, adverb) to adapt to a new situation by decreasing output, intensity of operations, etc

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How to use gear down in a sentence

  • Old Blejjo was taking his fishing gear down from the rack on the porch.

    The Destroyers | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Kaitiu's taken the gear down to No. 4, and the Boss wants to see you in his office at nine.

    A Lively Bit of the Front | Percy F. Westerman
  • He got his bedding, stove, and other cabin gear down from the cache and made the place livable.

    Cat and Mouse | Ralph Williams