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change down

v.
To switch to a lower gear when driving a motor vehicle: The driver changed down to third gear coming into the turn.
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Clashing their diamante-studded heels and competing for a glittering pounds 1,000 prize - surely just loose change down the back of the chaise longue to these girls - are Chantelle Tagoe, fiance of England and Aston Villa striker Heskey; Jude Cisse, wife of France''s Djibril; Jessica Lawlor, the better half of Republic of Ireland''s Stephen Ireland; and Page Three beauty Nicola T, fiance of Crewe''s Simon Walton.
This follows the snippet in midweek that revealed we apparently have pounds 57m in loose change down the back of our sofas.
The Smart uses a rally car type of sequential gearbox; nudge the gearlever forward to change up; pull it back to change down.
As you come up to them, change down early and slowly and brake gently - it gives you time to get out of unexpected slide.
However, Air Marshal Barbora assured the aspiring women officers that there would be a change down the line.
When you live in a country like ours calling out for change - who would want to slow change down, to be a brake on progress?
Granted a level break, he can turn just behind lid-pinger Blood Of Kings, and repeat the stunning gear change down the far side which has characterised his two wins here.
2 percent during the month of May, according to preliminary readings, which dragged the year-over-year change down to a record low of -0.
Tax revenue declined in 29 states, with a median change down 1.
It picks up well in every gear, so much so that there is often no need to change down a gear when you would normally have to, making for very relaxed motoring.
A fifth month of weakening price inflation dragged the rate of annual change down from 5.
Diamonds managed to hold out to the break as Carlisle seemed to change down a gear.
Employment Outlook Employment Outlook Survey 2005 Q3 No Don't Up Change Down know Little Rock 23% 74% 3% 0% Springdale 37% 53% 0% 10% Texarkana Area 0% 100% 0% 0% State Average 20% 76% 1% 3% Source: Manpower Inc.
State Supreme Court Justices like Massachusetts Justice Margaret Marshall are seen as overstepping the bounds of their constitutionally defined role and forcing cultural change down the throats of unwilling citizens as Marshall did with her ruling favoring same-sex 'marriage.
Brother-in-law Tom Justin said he will time the ceremony using a sophisticated clock that is reset every six minutes by a system in Colorado to note the year change down to the second.