Значение идиомы throw out of gear

[throw out of gear] {v. phr.} 1. To separate the gears of when you want to stop it.

When John wanted tostop, he threw the car out of gear and braked sharply.

2. To stop orbother ; confuse; upset.

Thewhole country was thrown out of gear by the assassination of thePresident.

My mother’s illness threw my plans for the summer outof gear.

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