In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Motor vehiclescambio a una marcha superior masculine
- It changes down beautifully, but upshifts are either slow or jerky or full of clutch-slip.
- You'll notice its stiffness most under radical upshifts (more than three gears at time).
- The powershift transmission also offers upshift and automatic four-wheel-drive braking when in two-wheel drive.
- It's much easier to start in 1st gear and upshift through the gears as the bike accelerates.
- There is also an automatic mode and a low grip mode, which allows the car to start in second gear with all further upshifts taking place at a lower engine speed.
- Unfortunately, though, the sequential changes are tad sloppy on the upshift and slightly jerky on the downshift.
2(an increase)aumento masculine
- Adding in the 1% growth rate of the labor force, this upshift means the economy is now capable of sustaining growth in the area of 3.5% over the long haul without lifting inflation.
- But the upshift in productivity has created a new jobs cycle and changed - maybe forever - how employment enters the economic equation.
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- Kim spun her car around quickly and punched the gas, accelerating hard as she upshifted, turning the wheel onto Mountaindale Road, watching as Belial shifted uncomfortably in the racing seat.
- Accelerating out of each curve, upshifting toward the next, the Saab's perfectly precise steering, athletically taut suspension and linear, progressive brakes add to enjoyment of the road.
- She hit the first small straight and accelerated hard, upshifting, then braking to send her car sailing through a set of hairpin turns.
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