ADJ. accelerator, brake, clutch | foot To stop the machine push the foot pedal. | bicycle | organ, piano | wah/wah-wah Some guitar players tend to overuse the wah-wah pedal.
VERB + PEDAL press, push, put your foot on, step on, use, work Her foot was working the pedal of the sewing machine. | release, take your foot off
PEDAL + VERB control sth, operate sth
PEDAL + NOUN boat, car, cycle | bin
PREP. on a/the ~ with one foot on the pedal
ADV. fast, furiously, hard, like mad, madly He pedalled furiously up the hill. | slowly | away She pedalled away as fast as she could.
PREP. along, down, up He pedalled along the lane and up the hill.