put something out of gear

put something out of gear
put/throw/something out of gear phrase
to stop something from working as it should

Can you sort this thing out? It’s putting my system right out of gear.

Thesaurus: to make a machine or piece of machinery stop workinghyponym
Main entry: gear

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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