out of gear


out of gear
See: THROW OUT OF GEAR.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • out of gear — ► in (or out of) gear with a gear (or no gear) engaged. Main Entry: ↑gear …   English terms dictionary

  • out of gear — See: THROW OUT OF GEAR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ gear — See: throw out of gear …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of gear — adjective not having gears engaged threw the machine s pinion out of gear • Similar to: ↑ungeared …   Useful english dictionary

  • Out of gear — Выключенный, недействующий, неработающий …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • To throw out of gear — Gear Gear (g[=e]r), n. [OE. gere, ger, AS. gearwe clothing, adornment, armor, fr. gearo, gearu, ready, yare; akin to OHG. garaw[=i], garw[=i] ornament, dress. See {Yare}, and cf. {Garb} dress.] 1. Clothing; garments; ornaments. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw out of gear — {v. phr.} 1. To separate the gears of (a car or some other machine) when you want to stop it. * /When John wanted to stop, he threw the car out of gear and braked sharply./ 2. To stop or bother (what someone is doing or planning); confuse; upset …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw out of gear — {v. phr.} 1. To separate the gears of (a car or some other machine) when you want to stop it. * /When John wanted to stop, he threw the car out of gear and braked sharply./ 2. To stop or bother (what someone is doing or planning); confuse; upset …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw\ out\ of\ gear — v. phr. 1. To separate the gears of (a car or some other machine) when you want to stop it. When John wanted to stop, he threw the car out of gear and braked sharply. 2. To stop or bother (what someone is doing or planning); confuse; upset. The… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put something out of gear — put/throw/something out of gear phrase to stop something from working as it should Can you sort this thing out? It’s putting my system right out of gear. Thesaurus: to make a machine or piece of machinery stop workinghyponym Main entry: gear …   Useful english dictionary


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