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pouring down
If it is ………………….., it is raining very heavily.
goes down
When a ship ………………………., it sinks.
turn down
If you …………………………………. a request, an offer, an invitation, etc, you refuse or say no to it.
brings down
If people or some event ……………………………….. a government, this means they are defeated and lose their power.
let sb down
If you ………………………., you disappoint that person by failing to do what he or she has been reluig on you to do.
put down
If you ……………………….. sb you criticize or speak badly of him or her.
cut down
If you ……………………………., for example, the number of cigarettes you smoke, you smoke less.
take down
To ……………………… sth is to write down or make notes on what sb is saying.
hold down
If you ……………………………… a job, you manage to keep it, even though it might be difficult to do so.
pull down
demolish
pull down
If you ………………………… a building, you demolish or destroy it.
closes down
If a factory ……………………….., it shuts permanently.
play sth down
If you …………………………, you try to make it appear less important or serious than it really is.
gets you down
If sth …………………………….., it makes you feel depressed.
puts down
If a government ……………………………. a revolt or rebellion, they crush it by force.
play down
The nuclear industry is always anxious to …………………………….. the dangers of an accident at a nuclear power station.
put it down
There was a revolt in the north of the country, but government troops soon …………………………… .
took down
Ms Stevens was at a meeting, so her secretary ………………………….. my message.
bring me down
The cold weather and the rain really ………………………….. . I wish it was summer.
hold down
There must be sth wrong with Frank. He can’t seem to ……………………………….. a job. This must be the third time he’s been sacked in the past year.
settle down
I’ll probably ……………………….. when l’m about thirty-five. I’m not old enough to get married and start a family yet.
bring down
If this news leaks out it could be damaging enough to ………………………….. the government – if not now, certainly at the next election.
pouring down
You’d better take an umbrella with you, it’s ……………………………… outside.
turned it down
She was offered an excellent job in Canada , but ……………………………. because she didn’t want to leave Britain.
closes down
If the factory ……………………….., more than 2’000 people will be out of work.
went down
The Titanic ………………………………… on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York in 1912.
stand down
I think Mr Blacke should …………………………….. as chairman and let sb younger take over.
pulled down
They’ve …………………………. those old buildings in Green Street to make way for a new supermarket.
putting people down
She’s always ………………………………. . I don’t think I’ve ever heard her say sth nice about sb.
stand down
give up
to put down
to belittle
run-down
about scruffy places, sth decrepit , to deplete, tired, depressed, lethargic
get down
bring down – make unhappy , make depressed