Definition Gear

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Definition

the gears (of a bicycle, car): the speed mechanism (of a bicycle, car)
noun
to shift, change gears to change to a different gear, which allows different speeds

Pronunciation examples
UK: Driving is easy, but changing gears is difficult.
US: I drive an automatic, so shifting gears isn't a problem.

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