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downshift

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdownshiftdown‧shift /ˌdaʊnˈʃɪft $ ˈdaʊnʃɪft/ verb [intransitive]  1 to put the engine of a vehicle into a lower gear in order to go slower2 if someone downshifts, they choose to do a less important or difficult job, so that they do not have to worry about their work and have more time to enjoy their lifedownshifter noun [countable]downshifting noun [uncountable]→ See Verb tableFrom Longman Business Dictionarydownshiftdown‧shift /ˈdaʊnʃɪft/ verb [intransitive]JOB if someone downshifts, they willingly choose to do a less important, difficult, or STRESSFUL job, so that they are under less pressure and have more time to enjoy their lifedownshifting noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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Verb table
downshift
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydownshift
he, she, itdownshifts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydownshifted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave downshifted
he, she, ithas downshifted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad downshifted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill downshift
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have downshifted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam downshifting
he, she, itis downshifting
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you, we, theyare downshifting
Past
I, he, she, itwas downshifting
you, we, theywere downshifting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been downshifting
he, she, ithas been downshifting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been downshifting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be downshifting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been downshifting
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