English version

throttle back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthrottle back phrasal verbTTCto reduce the amount of fuel flowing into an engine, in order to reduce its speed throttle→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
throttle backDuring this time the main engines gradually throttle back.I tried to pull the canopy back but it was impossible against the dive so I flattened out and throttled back.A boat's engine, throttled back and purring softly, somewhere beyond the headland to the east.Weight was slowly ebbing; the rockets were being throttled back as the ship eased itself into orbit.When throttling back select carburettor heat before doing so.
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Verb table
throttle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theythrottle
he, she, itthrottles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theythrottled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave throttled
he, she, ithas throttled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad throttled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill throttle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have throttled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam throttling
he, she, itis throttling
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you, we, theyare throttling
Past
I, he, she, itwas throttling
you, we, theywere throttling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been throttling
he, she, ithas been throttling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been throttling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be throttling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been throttling
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