down

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down

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
prep
  1. is (just) down the [highway, river, runway, road] (from)
  2. down the [stairs, staircase, path, hall]
  3. is down on the [floor, table, ground]
  4. is down there
  5. just down the way
  6. UK: he's down the pub
  7. UK: (comes from) down our way
v
  1. downed [his beer, a glass of water, her drink]
  2. downed it in one (gulp)
  3. downed the [enemy, hostile force]
  4. downed the (enemy) [plane, helicopter]
  5. the [plane] was downed in [Russia]
  6. the [plane] was downed over [Russia]
  7. the [trees, power lines] were downed by the [wind, storm]
  8. downed [his opponent, the challenger]
  9. downed [in the 5th round, by an uppercut]
  10. sports: United downed City [2-1]
adj
  1. is (feeling) really down (today)
  2. [prices, rates, numbers] are down
  3. the [sound, volume] is down
  4. am not really down with the [team, actor, group]
  5. slang: is down with the kids
  6. down on his [luck, money]
  7. is down and out
  8. UK: on the down [slope, arrow]
  9. the [time, project] is down to the wire
n
  1. [duck, goose] down
  2. is insulated [with, by] down
  3. down flew out of the [jacket, pillow]
  4. the ups and downs of [a new job, our relationship]
  5. should expect some ups and downs
  6. everything has its ups and downs
  7. have been more downs than ups
  8. the [company, business, economy] experienced a down
  9. football: it is [first, second, third, fourth] down
  10. football: [first] down and [10] (yards to go)
  11. football: got a first down
n as adj
  1. a down [jacket, blanket, comforter]
adv
  1. [five] down and [one] to go!
  2. [$100] down and the rest on [delivery, completion]
  3. [come, get, sit, slow] down!
additional examples
  1. downed [his beer, a glass of water, her drink]
  2. [duck, goose] down
  3. a down [jacket, blanket, comforter]
  4. [man, plane, ship] down!
  5. downed it in one (gulp)
  6. is insulated [with, by] down
  7. [five] down and [one] to go!
  8. downed the [enemy, hostile force]
  9. down flew out of the [jacket, pillow]
  10. is (feeling) really down (today)
  11. downed the (enemy) [plane, helicopter]
  12. the ups and downs of [a new job, our relationship]
  13. [$100] down and the rest on [delivery, completion]
  14. the [plane] was downed in [Russia]
  15. should expect some ups and downs
  16. the team was [a player, 2 points] down
  17. the [plane] was downed over [Russia]
  18. everything has its ups and downs
  19. [prices, rates, numbers] are down
  20. the [trees, power lines] were downed by the [wind, storm]
  21. have been more downs than ups
  22. the [sound, volume] is down
  23. downed [his opponent, the challenger]
  24. the [company, business, economy] experienced a down
  25. am not really down with the [team, actor, group]
  26. downed [in the 5th round, by an uppercut]
  27. football: it is [first, second, third, fourth] down
  28. slang: is down with the kids
  29. sports: United downed City [2-1]
  30. football: [first] down and [10] (yards to go)
  31. (and now), down to [work, business]
  32. football: got a first down
  33. down on his [luck, money]
  34. is down and out
  35. UK: on the down [slope, arrow]
  36. is (just) down the [highway, river, runway, road] (from)
  37. down the [stairs, staircase, path, hall]
  38. is down on the [floor, table, ground]
  39. the [time, project] is down to the wire
  40. is down there
  41. (right) down low
  42. down the [hatch, chute, shaft]
  43. just down the way
  44. UK: he's down the pub
  45. UK: (comes from) down our way
  46. [come, get, sit, slow] down!
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