to get down off sth

  • 1 get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …

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  • 2 get*/*/*/ — [get] (past tense got [gɒt] ; past participle got) verb 1) [T] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s father got a new job.[/ex] Did you get tickets for the game?[/ex] You get ten points for each correct answer.[/ex] Young players will… …

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  • 3 down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …

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  • 4 down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …

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  • 5 down*/*/*/ — [daʊn] grammar word I summary: Down can be: ■ a preposition: She was walking down the street. ■ an adverb: She lay down and fell asleep. ■ used after the verb ‘to be : Oil prices are down. ■ an adjective: I ve been feeling rather down lately. 1)… …

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  • 6 get — [get] verb got PASTTENSE [gɒt ǁ gɑːt] got PASTPART gotten PASTPART [ˈgɒtn ǁ ˈgɑːtn] getting PRESPART 1 …

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  • 7 off*/*/*/ — [ɒf] grammar word summary: Off can be: ■ an adverb: He waved and drove off. ■ a preposition: She got off the bus at the next stop. ■ an adjective: I m having an off day. 1) not on sth not on the top or surface of something, especially after being …

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  • 8 knock off — verb 1. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing (Freq. 3) The mafia liquidated the informer the double agent was neutralized • Syn: ↑neutralize, ↑neutralise, ↑liquidate, ↑waste, ↑do in …

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  • 9 wear down — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 1) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …

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  • 10 bring sth about phrasal — verb (T) to make something happen: Computers have brought about many changes in the workplace. bring sb/sth around/round phrasal verb (T) 1 bring the conversation around/round to to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a… …

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  • 11 polish something off — (informal) 1 he polished off an apple pie: EAT, finish, consume, devour, guzzle, wolf down, down, bolt; drink up, drain …

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  • 12 dry off — transitive verb : to develop dormancy in (a plant) by withholding water * * * ˌdry ˈoff [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they dry off present participle drying off …

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  • 13 high — high1 W1S1 [haı] adj comparative higher superlative highest ↑high, ↑low ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(from bottom to top)¦ 2¦(above ground)¦ 3¦(large number)¦ 4¦(good standard)¦ 5¦(containing a lot)¦ 6¦(rank/position)¦ …

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  • 14 go — 1 verb past tense went, past participle gone, 3rd person singular present tense goes TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE SPEAKER 1 LEAVE SOMEWHERE (I) to leave a place to go somewhere else; depart: I wanted to go, but Anna wanted to stay. | It s late; I must… …

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  • 15 cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… …

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  • 16 come — come1 W1S1 [kʌm] v past tense came [keım] past participle come ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move towards somebody/something)¦ 2¦(go with somebody)¦ 3¦(travel to a place)¦ 4¦(post)¦ 5¦(happen)¦ 6¦(reach a level/place)¦ 7¦(be produce …

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  • 17 put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …

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  • 18 hold — hold1 W1S1 [həuld US hould] v past tense and past participle held [held] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in your hand/arms)¦ 2¦(event)¦ 3¦(keep something in position)¦ 4¦(job/title)¦ 5¦(keep/store)¦ 6¦(keep something available for somebody)¦ 7¦(keep somebody… …

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  • 19 hand — hand1 W1S1 [hænd] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of body)¦ 2¦(help)¦ 3¦(control)¦ 4 get out of hand 5 on the other hand 6 hands off 7 in hand …

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  • 20 lay — lay1 W2S1 [leı] v the past tense of ↑lie 1 lay 2 lay2 v past tense and past participle laid [leıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put somebody/something down)¦ 2 lay bricks/carpet/concrete/cables etc 3¦(bird/insect etc)¦ 4¦(table)¦ 5 lay the foundations/ …

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