Definition of bring down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bring down

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    bring somebodydown

     
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  1. 1to make someone lose power or be defeated The scandal may bring down the government.
  2. 2 (in sports) to make someone fall down He was brought down in the penalty area.

    bring somethingdown

     
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  1. 1to reduce something We aim to bring down prices on all our computers.
  2. 2to land an aircraft The pilot managed to bring the plane down in a field.
  3. 3to make an aircraft fall out of the sky Twelve enemy fighters had been brought down.
  4. 4to make an animal or a bird fall down or fall out of the sky by killing or wounding it He brought down the bear with a single shot.
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