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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of upshift.


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  • I used the paddles on the steering wheel and upshifted, letting the car have its way, coaxing it to higher and higher speeds.

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  • It was cloudy, but still muggy, and the sweat drenched her bike shorts and T-shirt as she upshifted into high gear and began to do some serious cranking on the pedals.

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  • She laughed, plugged the earpiece in and upshifted.

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  • ** Chapter Twenty-eight A motorcycle engine revved and upshifted somewhere in the adjacent canyons.

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  • Or, to change the metaphor, she upshifted into a gear she only runs in when in a state of complete delight.

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  • She upshifted as she finished the turn out of the burned-down quarter horse farm.

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  • One of the helicopters was coming right at him as he upshifted, cranking the wheel hard left and out of the driveway.

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  • Rourke hammered his right foot down on the accelerator, released, double-clutched, and upshifted, then stomped the accelerator again.

    The Doomsayer

  • A smile crossed Rubenstein's lips as he stomped the clutch and upshifted, the jeep now speeding past the tents, the huts, the angry, shouting guards and their guns.

    The Doomsayer

  • Both N-glycosylation and signal peptide sequences are documented to be crucial factors controlling constitutive protein secretion noted that the optineurin band was upshifted upon PMA treatment in E29. 1 T cells, implying that optineurin might be phosphorylated, but the factual phosphorylation status was not addressed.

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