Definition of change/shift/switch gearsUS
- He once again changed gears in his career.
- She's decided to shift gears, quit her job, and go back to school.
: to make different in some particular : alter
: to make radically different : transform
: to give a different position, course, or direction to
: the act, process, or result of changing: such as
: to exchange for or replace by another : change
: to change the place, position, or direction of : move
: to make a change in (place)
: a means or device for effecting an end
: a deceitful or underhand scheme : dodge
: an effort or expedient exerted or tried in difficult circumstances : extremity
: a slender flexible whip, rod, or twig
: an act of switching: such as
: a blow with a switch
: to strike or beat with or as if with a switch
: whisk, lash
: to turn from one railroad track to another : shunt
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