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shift

verb
 
 
/ʃɪft/
CHANGE [I, T] to change something
değiştirmek, hafif değişiklik yapmak
We are trying to shift the emphasis from curing illness to preventing it.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
MOVE STH [T] to move something to another place
yerini değiştirmek
We need to shift all these boxes into the other room.Transferring and transporting objectsRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
MOVE YOURSELF [I, T] to move into a different position
yer/yön değiştirmek
He shifted uncomfortably in his seat.General words for movement
CHANGE SPEED [T] ( also shift into) US to change the position of the gears (= parts that control how fast the wheels turn) in a vehicle
vites değiştirmek
to shift gears Driving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of shift verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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