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get down


      vb   mainly adv  
1    intr; also prep   to dismount or descend  
2    tr; also prep   to bring down  
we could not get the wardrobe down the stairs     
3    tr   to write down  
4    tr   to make depressed  
your nagging gets me down     
5    tr   to swallow  
he couldn't get the meal down     
6    intr; foll by: to   to attend seriously (to); concentrate (on) (esp. in the phrases get down to business or brass tacks)  
7    intr  
Informal     (chiefly U.S.)   to enjoy oneself uninhibitedly, esp. by dancing  
Diccionario de inglés definición  

get down

1    alight, bring down, climb down, descend, disembark, dismount, get off, lower, step down  
2    bring down, depress, dishearten, dispirit  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

1    blue, dejected, depressed, disheartened, dismal, downcast, down in the dumps     (informal)   low, miserable, sad, sick as a parrot     (informal)   unhappy  
2    bring down, deck     (slang)   fell, floor, knock down, overthrow, prostrate, subdue, tackle, throw, trip  
3      (informal)   drain, drink (down), gulp, put away, swallow, toss off  
4    decline, descent, drop, dropping, fall, falling, reverse  
5    have a down on        (informal)   be antagonistic or hostile to, be anti     (informal)   bear a grudge towards, be contra     (informal)   be prejudiced against, be set against, feel ill will towards, have it in for     (slang)  
6    down with      away with, get rid of, kick out     (informal)   oust, push out  

back down     
accede, admit defeat, back-pedal, concede, give in, surrender, withdraw, yield  
bear down  
1    burden, compress, encumber, press down, push, strain, weigh down  
2    advance on, approach, attack, close in, converge on, move in  
bed down     
hit the hay     (slang)   lie, retire, settle down, sleep, turn in     (informal)  
bog down     
delay, halt, impede, sink, slow down, slow up, stall, stick  
boil down     
come down, condense, decrease, reduce, summarize  
break down     
be overcome, collapse, come unstuck, conk out     (informal)   crack up     (informal)   fail, fall apart at the seams, give way, go kaput     (informal)   go phut, go to pieces, seize up, stop, stop working  
bring down     
abase, cut down, drop, fell, floor, lay low, level, lower, overthrow, overturn, pull down, reduce, shoot down, undermine, upset  
collapsed, dilapidated, in disrepair, inoperative, kaput     (informal)   not functioning, not in working order, old, on the blink     (slang)   on the fritz     (U.S. slang)   out of commission, out of order, worn out  
buckle down     
apply oneself, exert oneself, launch into, pitch in, put one's shoulder to the wheel, set to  
cast down     
deject, depress, desolate, discourage, dishearten, dispirit  
climb down  
1    descend, dismount  
2    back down, eat crow     (U.S. informal)   eat one's words, retract, retreat  
come down  
1    decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, fall, go downhill, go to pot     (informal)   reduce, worsen  
2    choose, decide, favour, recommend  
come down on     
bawl out     (informal)   blast, carpet     (informal)   chew out     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   criticize, dress down     (informal)   give (someone) a rocket     (Brit. & N.Z. informal)   jump on     (informal)   lambast(e), put down, rap over the knuckles, read the riot act, rebuke, reprimand, tear into     (informal)   tear (someone) off a strip     (Brit. informal)  
come down to     
amount to, boil down to, end up as, result in  
come down with     
ail, be stricken with, catch, contract, fall ill, fall victim to, get, sicken, take, take sick  
cry down     
asperse, bad-mouth     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   belittle, decry, denigrate, disparage, knock     (informal)   rubbish     (informal)   run down, slag (off)     (slang)  
cut down  
1    fell, hew, level, lop, raze  
2      (sometimes with)       on   decrease, lessen, lower, reduce  
3    blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   dispatch, kill, massacre, mow down, slaughter, slay     (archaic)   take out     (slang)  
4    cut (someone) down to size      abash, humiliate, make (someone) look small, take the wind out of (someone's) sails  
down and out  
      adj   derelict, destitute, dirt-poor     (informal)   flat broke     (informal)   impoverished, on one's uppers     (informal)   penniless, ruined, short, without two pennies to rub together     (informal)  
2    down-and-out     
      n   bag lady     (chiefly U.S.)   beggar, bum     (informal)   derelict, dosser     (Brit. slang)   loser, outcast, pauper, tramp, vagabond, vagrant  
bush-league     (Austral. & N.Z. informal)   cheap, cheap and nasty     (informal)   inferior, lowbrow, low-grade, low-quality, second-rate, shoddy, tacky     (informal)   tawdry, two-bit     (U.S. & Canad. slang)  
   elite, exclusive, first-rate, highbrow, high-class, high-quality, posh     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   superior, top-quality, up-market  
common-sense, hard-headed, matter-of-fact, mundane, no-nonsense, plain-spoken, practical, realistic, sane, sensible, unsentimental  
dress down     
bawl out     (informal)   berate, carpet     (informal)   castigate, chew out     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   give a rocket     (Brit. & N.Z. informal)   haul over the coals, rap over the knuckles, read the riot act, rebuke, reprimand, reprove, scold, slap on the wrist, tear into     (informal)   tear (someone) off a strip     (Brit. informal)   tell off     (informal)   upbraid  
fall down     
disappoint, fail, fail to make the grade, fall short, go wrong, prove unsuccessful  
fight down     
bottle up, control, curb, hold back, repress, restrain, suppress  
get down  
1    alight, bring down, climb down, descend, disembark, dismount, get off, lower, step down  
2    bring down, depress, dishearten, dispirit  
go down  
1    be beaten, collapse, decline, decrease, drop, fall, founder, go under, lose, set, sink, submerge, submit, suffer defeat  
2    be commemorated, be recalled, be recorded, be remembered  
hand down      , on  
bequeath, give, grant, pass on or down, transfer, will  
      adj   cast-off, handed down, inherited, passed on, reach-me-down     (informal)   second-hand, used, worn  
knock down     
batter, clout     (informal)   deck     (slang)   demolish, destroy, fell, floor, level, pound, raze, smash, wallop     (informal)   wreck  
lay down  
1    discard, drop, give, give up, relinquish, surrender, yield  
2    affirm, assume, establish, formulate, ordain, postulate, prescribe, stipulate  
let down     
disappoint, disenchant, disillusion, dissatisfy, fail, fall short, leave in the lurch, leave stranded  
look down on      , upon  
contemn, despise, disdain, hold in contempt, look down one's nose at     (informal)   misprize, scorn, sneer, spurn, treat with contempt, turn one's nose up (at)     (informal)  
base, cheap     (informal)   contemptible, despicable, low, mean, nasty, reprehensible, scurvy, ugly, underhand  
mow down     
blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   butcher, cut down, cut to pieces, massacre, shoot down, slaughter  
pin down  
1    compel, constrain, force, make, press, pressurize  
2    designate, determine, home in on, identify, locate, name, pinpoint, specify  
3    bind, confine, constrain, fix, hold, hold down, immobilize, nail down, tie down  
pipe down     
belt up     (slang)   be quiet, button it     (slang)   button one's lip     (slang)   hold one's tongue, hush, put a sock in it     (Brit. slang)   quieten down, shush, shut one's mouth, shut up     (informal)   silence  
play down     
gloss over, make light of, make little of, minimize, set no store by, soft-pedal     (informal)   underplay, underrate  
pull down     
bulldoze, demolish, destroy, raze, remove  
   build, construct, erect, put up, raise, set up  
barb, dig, disparagement, gibe, humiliation, kick in the teeth     (slang)   knock     (informal)   one in the eye     (informal)   rebuff, sarcasm, slight, sneer, snub  
put down  
1    enter, inscribe, log, record, set down, take down, transcribe, write down  
2    crush, quash, quell, repress, silence, stamp out, suppress  
3      (with)       to   ascribe, attribute, impute, set down  
4    destroy, do away with, put away, put out of its misery, put to sleep  
5      (slang)   condemn, crush, deflate, dismiss, disparage, humiliate, mortify, reject, shame, slight, snub  
1    below par, debilitated, drained, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, out of condition, peaky, tired, under the weather     (informal)   unhealthy, weak, weary, worn-out  
2    broken-down, decrepit, dilapidated, dingy, ramshackle, seedy, shabby, tumbledown, worn-out  
1    fighting fit, fine, fit, fit as a fiddle, full of beans     (informal)   healthy, well  
run down  
1    curtail, cut, cut back, decrease, downsize, drop, pare down, reduce, trim  
2    debilitate, exhaust, sap the strength of, tire, undermine the health of, weaken  
3    asperse, bad-mouth     (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   belittle, criticize adversely, decry, defame, denigrate, disparage, knock     (informal)   put down, revile, rubbish     (informal)   slag (off)     (slang)   speak ill of, vilify  
4    hit, knock down, knock over, run into, run over, strike  
shout down     
drown, drown out, overwhelm, silence  
shut down     
cease, cease operating, close, discontinue, halt, shut up, stop, switch off  
simmer down     
calm down, collect oneself, contain oneself, control oneself, cool off or down, get down off one's high horse     (informal)   grow quieter, unwind     (informal)  
slap down     
bring to heel, put (someone) in his place, rebuke, reprimand, restrain, squash  
step down     
abdicate, bow out, give up, hand over, leave, pull out, quit, resign, retire  
strike down     
afflict, bring low, deal a deathblow to, destroy, kill, ruin, slay, smite  
take down  
1    make a note of, minute, note, put on record, record, set down, transcribe, write down  
2    depress, drop, haul down, let down, lower, pull down, remove, take off  
3    demolish, disassemble, dismantle, level, raze, take apart, take to pieces, tear down  
4    deflate, humble, humiliate, mortify, put down     (slang)  
tone down     
dampen, dim, mitigate, moderate, modulate, play down, reduce, restrain, soften, soft-pedal     (informal)   subdue, temper  
track down     
apprehend, bring to light, capture, catch, dig up, discover, expose, ferret out, find, hunt down, run to earth or ground, sniff out, trace, unearth  
turn down  
1    diminish, lessen, lower, muffle, mute, quieten, reduce the volume of, soften  
2    abstain from, decline, rebuff, refuse, reject, repudiate, say no to, spurn, throw out  
1    amplify, augment, boost, increase, raise, strengthen, swell, turn up  
2    accede, accept, acquiesce, agree, receive, take  
upside down  
1    bottom up, inverted, on its head, overturned, upturned, wrong side up  
2      (informal)   chaotic, confused, disordered, higgledy-piggledy     (informal)   in chaos, in confusion, in disarray, in disorder, jumbled, muddled, topsy-turvy  
water down  
1    add water to, adulterate, dilute, put water in, thin, water, weaken  
2    adulterate, mitigate, qualify, soften, tone down, weaken  
1    fortify, purify, strengthen, thicken  
wear down  
1    abrade, be consumed, consume, corrode, erode, grind down, rub away  
2    chip away at     (informal)   fight a war of attrition against, overcome gradually, reduce, undermine  
weigh down     
bear down, burden, depress, get down, oppress, overburden, overload, press down, trouble, weigh upon, worry  
   alleviate, ease, hearten, help, lift, lighten, refresh, relieve, unburden  
wind down     
cool off, decline, diminish, dwindle, lessen, reduce, relax, slacken, subside, taper off, unwind  
   accelerate, amplify, escalate, expand, heat up, increase, intensify, magnify, step up  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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get down on something, down, down, down

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
get drunk or take drugs; get high
get seriously involved in a relationship
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
calm down!
something easy to get
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
relax, calm down
said to make someone temper his nerves or enthusiasm. E.g.: Chill out, I didn't take your car!
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
metaphoric expression for getting married
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
to begin something, to get a process started
If I could just get the ball rolling, then other people would help. Now that we're acquainted, let's get the ball rolling!
buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
be negatively impacted by a situation, event.
E.g.: The building is being renovated, but for the moment people living there get the short end of the stick.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
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