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pedal

2 verb
     
Related topics: Bicycles, Carts, Horses
pedal2 past tense and past participle pedalled, present participle pedalling British English, past tense and past participle pedaled, present participle pedaling American English [intransitive and transitive]
1 [always + adverb/preposition]TTB to ride a bicycle [↪ cycle, ride]
pedal up/along/down etc
Andrew pedalled up the road towards the town centre.
2TTB to turn or push the pedals on a bicycle or other machine with your feet:
She was pedalling furiously (=very fast).

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