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


mow down

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Gardening
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Phrasal Verbs
to kill somebody using a vehicle or a gun, especially when several people are all killed at the same time The gunmen opened fire, mowing down at least seven people. See related entries: Gardening
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