put (something) into reverse

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put (something) into reverse

To cause something to move backward or in the opposite direction. I just worry that that terrible review will put our store's sales into reverse.
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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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For example, CFE's high-capacity axial-flow fans with in-flight variable pitch control can be put into reverse at the push of a button, Cerklefskie said.
The system automatically enhances the corresponding area--left, right or behind--when the turn signals are activated, or when the transmission is put into reverse. The view of areas around the car can be manually enhanced by the driver to obtain complete peripheral awareness of the area around the vehicle.
As a police vehicle arrived, the BMW was put into reverse and collided with it, causing more than PS500 of damage.
Four triggers wires enable the operator to automatically view specific cameras based on user actions, such as viewing the backup camera when the vehicle is put into reverse. It supports 720p analogue HD cameras, giving the operator more choices when choosing cameras for the monitor.
Mr Findlay added: "It was put into reverse and collided with the vehicle that was behind."
He also highlights the risk that reforms are put into reverse if economic change is attempted without political support.
However, he cautioned against thinking that the Brexit vote would lead to devolution being put into reverse gear.
You put into reverse accelerated without a world for Mr Sullivan went on: "He does recall the defendant being sat inside the car, on the driver's side.
I applaud the promise to build more houses that are affordable and the encouragement of home ownership but David Cameron's proposals do no more than put into reverse the selling of council houses by Margaret Thatcher and the proceeds not being available to build more houses.
Quinn said she expected the lift to be put into reverse, but it started up moving forward instead.
There is cross traffic alert, using sensors to detect traffic behind the vehicle in low-speed situations like backing out of a parking spot, as well as a rear backup camera that is activated when the transmission is put into reverse.
Other features include a horn, headlight and rear red backup lights, a backup alert which beeps when its put into reverse, a keyed ignition switch, and a digital sealed and weatherproof controller.
To halt or put into reverse a $ 22 billion European biofuel industry requires a sound justification.
Altmark's searchlight was trained on Cossack's bridge to blind the officers and the ship was put into reverse at full speed in attempt to ram the British destroyer.