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Meaning of “go into reverse” in the English Dictionary

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go into reverse

If a ​situation goes into reverse, it ​becomes the ​opposite of what it was before: The ​trend towards ​homeownership has gone into reverse.
(Definition of go into reverse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go into reverse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出现逆转, 向相反方向发展…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出現逆轉, 向相反方向發展…
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