With those few words, she had shifted gears on my thinking.
He considered that, and I could almost see him shift gears.
Then, quickly, she shifted gears to the heart of her game.
She caught my arm as I started to shift gears for the turn.
These guys could shift gears so quickly that it was hard to keep up with them.
She could actually sense him shifting gears at the sound of a female voice.
I tried to shift mental gears, to keep up with the change in subject.
It is my generation that has had to shift gears.
In his late work he is clearly trying to shift gears, though with mixed success.
Mike, of course, shifted mental gears in something under a second.
Then he switched gears: "My goal is to put people to work."
The reporter quickly switches gears and asks him about the war.
When people switch gears and move from one process to another, our brains require some amount of time to begin thinking about something else.
Now we have to switch gears and deal with a labor shortage.
"People just aren't ready to switch gears and think about a small project like this which happens to have an urgent need."
Couldn't you help me to switch gears a little bit?
It took us a game or two to switch gears and get ready for Indiana.
He did not have the luxury of waiting to switch gears.
"But I switch gears so fast that it doesn't cost anything."
My guess is that they simply couldn't switch gears quickly enough to discuss the charts.
He changed gear and looked hard at the back of her car.
Quickly he changed gear and ran back at the wall.
You don't have to change gears in the old way.
Last year he changed gears, having the class work on a long-term project.
You shouldn't really change gear when you're in the middle of a crossroads.
"This is important for learning to change gears," he said.
So he changed gears and decided to drag race instead.
But I find it hard to change gears and start writing plays when my head is full of other things.
He'd always been quick, but it was taking him a minute to change gears.
The up and down buttons are used to change gears.