go into reverse

go into reverse

To move backwards or in the opposite direction. I just worry that our store's sales will go into reverse once everyone reads that terrible review in the paper.
See also: reverse

go/put something into reˈverse

start to happen or make something happen in the opposite way: In the 1980s economic growth went into reverse.
See also: put, reverse, something
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Financier Mr Soros, 87, said: "Britain will suffer because 45 years of successful integration with Europe will go into reverse.
Mr Soros, 87, told the Sunday Mirror: "Britain will suffer - 45 years of successful integration with Europe will go into reverse.
Economists predict inflation could go into reverse in the months ahead, triggering a period of deflation.
According to analysts a number of disappointing economic and corporate news had worried investors and recent poor data from China, Germany and the US have heightened concerns that the global economic recovery could go into reverse.
economy's future health increased for a fourth month in May, the Conference Board said Thursday, providing further evidence that the economy is gaining strength after a harsh winter caused activity to go into reverse.
Drossart also said that it was difficult to predict if Venus would stop spinning eventually or even go into reverse rotation.
THE Bank of England has resisted further emergency action despite fears that the economy will go into reverse by the end of the year.
5 per cent despite fears that the economy will go into reverse by the end of the year.
A global policy advisory body has warned that the economic recovery in the US and rich nations in Europe will stagnate or go into reverse by year-end, under the weight of government belt-tightening and falling consumer and business confidence.
DEPARTMENT store chain John Lewis saw sales go into reverse last week.
Your professional life is being fuelled by Mars who is happier than ever and as a result he's putting in more effort which is fantastic but his running mate Venus is about to go into reverse.
However, apparent moves towards an entente cordiale may be about to go into reverse.
Selby's shortage of wins last season saw his meteoric rise up the ranks go into reverse for the first time since turning professional.
THOUSANDS of Jaguar cars, whose owners include footballers Michael Owen and Alan Shearer, could go into reverse without warning,it was announced today.
If house prices go into reverse and fall over the period covered, investors will simply get their initial investment back.