Examples of downshift in a Sentence
You can downshift to slow the car down.
Recent Examples of downshift from the Web
New for 2017 is downshifting with the Shift Assist Pro and a titanium exhaust silencer that adds 5 hp and clips a few kilos of weight.
Tannehill averaged 29.9 pass attempts in his 13 games, as Gase downshifted the Miami offense into ball-control mode.
Drivers need to downshift for maximum power, but the torque of second and third gears can be swallowed by hills.
There are some benefits to the weather downshifting from sweltering to nippy.
Overall, the average monthly job growth reported by Labor has downshifted this year to 176,000 from 187,000 last year and 226,000 in 2015.
After a strong first half that confounded economists’ predictions of slower growth, China is now clearly downshifting.
With 11 Sun Devils players nowhere near him for the final 50 yards, Penny downshifted at about the 20-yard line and glided into the end zone for the game’s first score.
Thanks to its eager-to-downshift six-speed automatic, passing prowess proved similarly impressive.
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