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throttle (sth) back/down

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with throttle   /ˈθrɒt.l̩/ us    /ˈθrɑː.t̬l̩/
to reduce speed, or to reduce the power and speed being produced by an engine: The pilot throttled back (the engines) as he came in to land.
Translations of “throttle (sth) back/down”
in Chinese (Traditional) (調節油門)減速…
in Chinese (Simplified) (调节油门)减速…
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