Get down - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡet ˈdaʊn|
Brit.  |ˈɡet daʊn|


- lower (one's body) as by kneeling
- move something or somebody to a lower position (syn: bring down, let down, lower, take down)
- alight from (a horse) (syn: dismount, get off, light, unhorse)
- pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking (syn: swallow)
- lower someone's spirits; make downhearted (syn: cast down, deject, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit)
- put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc. (syn: put down, set down, write down)
- take the first step or steps in carrying out an action (syn: begin, commence, get, set about, set out, start, start out)
Let's get down to work now

Extra examples

Try to get the medicine down, it's good for you.

The hunters got down three deer.

You get the biggest man down, and I'll fight the other two.

Get down every word she says.

It's high time we got down to work.

...I was getting down from the seaplane when a gust of wind swept away my hat....'s really getting him down that there does not seem to be one woman who will date him...

Did you get down the enemy plane?

May I get down?

Let's get down to work now

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