put (something) into reverse

put (something) into reverse

To cause someone or something to move backwards in the opposite direction. I just worry that that terrible review in the paper will put our store's sales into reverse.
See also: put, 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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