Definition of beat down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

beat down

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb The sun and the moon
 
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Phrasal Verbs
to hit a door, etc. many times until it breaks open

beat down

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beat down on somebody

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beat down on something

 
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if the sun beats down, it shines with great heat The sun beat down on the desert sand. See related entries: The sun and the moon

beat somebody down

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beat somebody down to something

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beat something down

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beat something down to something

 
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to persuade somebody to reduce the price at which they are selling something He wanted $8 000 for the car but I beat him down to $6 000. I beat down the price to $6 000.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: beat down