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go into reverse

To move backward or in the opposite direction. I just worry that our store's sales will go into reverse once everyone reads that terrible review.
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go/put something into reˈverse

start to happen or make something happen in the opposite way: In the 1980s economic growth went into reverse.
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Libya in contrast, has gone into reverse with a new strongman set to impose order on a people's revolt that went horribly wrong.
BRITAIN'S battered manufacturing sector has gone into reverse for the first time in more than three years.
"However, under the Coalition we have gone into reverse and we're now seeing the bulk of new jobs created in the south so it's even harder to find work in the North East.
"However under the Coalition we have gone into reverse and we're now seeing the bulk of new jobs created in the south so it's even harder to find work in the North East."
The findings, based on a survey of 34,000 managers, back up evidence from official statistics that the traditional gender pay gap has gone into reverse among the young.
Summary: Pressure on the Government to announce a "plan B" for the country's economic recovery could increase today if, as expected, figures show that the economy has slowed sharply or gone into reverse.
It comes amid concern a falling child poverty rate between 1999 and 2005 has gone into reverse, with 32% of children now in poverty.
The Human Rights Commission has even suggested that progress has not just stalled, but in some areas has gone into reverse.
LDV's sales growth is being achieved against a background of a British commercial vehicle market that has gone into reverse.
CONFIDENCE among house buyers has gone into reverse after a recovery in August, although people in the north west remain among the most confident.
The propellers of a Kish Air aircraft that crashed on 10 February 2004 are said to have gone into reverse shortly before the crash.
WOMEN face "reinforced concrete" in their efforts to advance in politics and business, it was claimed after new research revealed progress had stalled, or even gone into reverse. An annual study into women in positions of power and influence showed the biggest number of reversals since the report started five years ago.
The pace of change at the top in many areas of British life remains "painfully slow" and in some cases has gone into reverse, despite a huge increase in the numbers of women in work, warned the EOC.
Computer games retailer Game revealed its like-for-like sales had gone into reverse despite the buzz created by a new handheld console from Nintendo.
THE Bank of England yesterday held interest rates at 4.75 per cent amid new evidence the housing market has gone into reverse.