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down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from higher to lower) (umgangssprachlich)runter Adv
  herunter Adv
 He climbed down from the tree.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lower) (ugs: weniger)runter Adv
  herunter Adv
 The price of oil is down this week.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on the bottom)unten Adv
 There's a house down there in the valley.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (away from here)runter Adv
 Are you coming down to the pub with us?
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (southward)runter Adv
 We're going down to Italy for our holidays this year.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to lower value) (umgangssprachlich)runter Adv
  herunter, herab Adv
 Prices have come down in recent weeks.
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
EnglishGerman
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, informal (ill, sick)krank Adj
 I've been down with a cold all week.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (level: reduced) (umgangssprachlich)runter Adv
  unten Adv
 The water level is down. We should add some more.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (sad or depressed)deprimiert Adj
 I feel a little down, but I'll be alright.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (to the south) (im Süden)unten Adv
 They're down on the south coast all week.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (American football: stopped) (Football)aus Adv
 The referee declared the ball down.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sports: behind in score) (Sport: Rückstand)zurück Adv
 The Danish team is down ten points.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK (trains: away from capital)auswärts Adv
 The down train leaves from this platform.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (not working, out of order)kaputt Adj
  defekt Adj
  außer Betrieb Präp + Nm
 The server's down. You'll have to try again later.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (learned) (umgangssprachlich)drauf Adv
  gelernt V Part Perf
 Have you got your lines down for the school play yet?
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (gambling: with losses of)in den Miesen Rdw
  in den Sand gesetzt Rdw
 I'm down three hundred dollars.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (finished)geschafft V Part Perf
 We've got three reports down, one to go!
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (crossword puzzles: vertical)vertikal Adj
 I can't work out the answer to 7 down.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (written)aufgeschrieben V Part Perf
 Have you got that down yet?
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (sitting or lying)hingesetzt V Part Perf
  hingelegt V Part Perf
 I put her down for her nap.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (reduced: in volume, amount, etc.)reduziert V Part Perf
  verringert V Part Perf
 We've got our luggage down to one suitcase each.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (time: earlier to later) (Zeit)über Präp
 Language changes down through the ages.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to lesser strength)verwässert Adj
 The beer tastes watered down.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (cash payment)zahlen Vt
  aufbringen Partv tr, sepa
 How much money can you put down?
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into submission) (umgangssprachlich)runter Adv
  herunter Adv
 He shouted down his opponent.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (fixed state)fest Adv
 The antenna was tied down with ropes.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the source)ausfindig Adj
 He tracked down his natural father.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (ill, sick)krank Adj
 I think I'm coming down with the flu.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (suppressed) (umgangssprachlich)runter Adv
 He choked down his emotions.
down interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (command to a dog) (Hund)Ab! Int
 Down, boy! Get back to your kennel.
down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bird: soft feathers)Federn Npl
 These pillows are filled with goose down.
down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: soft hair)leichter Haarwuchs Adj + Nm
 He was sixteen and had down on his chin.
down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (botany: fuzz) (Botanik: Pfirsich)Fell Nn
 Peaches have a layer of down on their skin.
downs nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (rolling country)hügeliges Land Adj + Nn
 Sheep were grazing on the downs.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (from higher to lower place)runter Adv
  (formell)herunter Adv
 They walked down the mountain.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (near body of water)runter Adv
 They live about 20 miles down river.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (further along)runter Adv
 The restaurant is just down the street.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." UK, informal (at; to)im Präp
 Were you down the pub last night?
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (throughout: years, ages, etc.)seit Präp
  über Präp
 Philosophers have sought answers down the ages.
down viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (fall)fallen Vt
  hinab gehen Adv + Vi
 The road ups and downs all the way to the sea.
down [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (drink) (umgangssprachlich)herunterstürzen Partv tr, sepa
  schnell austrinken Adj + Partv tr, sepa
 He downed his beer and left.
down [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shoot from the sky) (umgangssprachlich)herunterholen Partv tr, sepa
  (formal)abschießen Partv tr, sepa
 They downed a helicopter with just a rifle.
down [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (subdue)überwältigen Vt
 That wrestler could down anyone in thirty seconds.
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be bogged down in/by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (encumbered or oppressed)feststecken Partv i, sepa
 The lawyer was bogged down in paper work.
bear down on [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (push, press on)runterdrücken Partv tr, sepa
 Bear down on the pen to make clear carbon copies.
bear down on [sb/sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (rush towards)auf jemanden zukommen Präp + Partv i, sepa
  auf jemanden zustürzen Präp + Partv i, sepa
 The truck came bearing down on the brothers as they were crossing the street.
bear down on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (weigh heavily upon)auf jemandem lasten Präp + Vi
  jemanden bedrücken Vt
 The weight of Emma's financial worries were bearing down on her.
bear down on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (approach threateningly)zu Leibe rücken Rdw
  bedrohen Vt
 The man was bearing down on Jim along the path.
beat down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (sun: shine brightly and hot) (Slang)knallen Vi
  (ugs, übertragen)herunterbrennen Partv i, sepa
 The sun was beating down on our backs.
beat down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (rain: pour heavily)prasseln Vi
 The rain beat down so hard on the apple tree that in the morning half of the apples were on the ground.
beat [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (negotiate lower price from)herunterhandeln Partv tr, sepa
  den Preis drücken Rdw
 Amy beat the seller down to £20 for the vase.
beat [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (price: negotiate lower)den Preis drücken Rdw
  herunterhandeln Partv tr, sepa
 We beat the price down to $45.
beat [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (demoralize)fertig machen Adj + Vt
  herunterziehen Partv tr, sepa
 Doris admitted that life was beating her down.
bed down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (go to bed)ins Bett gehen Rdw
  sich hinlegen Partv r, sepa
  schlafen legen Vi + Vi
 I usually bed down at about eleven o'clock.
bed [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (provide bed for)ins Bett bringen Rdw
  hinlegen Partv tr, sepa
 Emily fed, bathed, and bedded down the children.
bow down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (bend, kneel in respect)verbeugen Vr
 She was asked to bow down in front of a statue of their god.
bow down before [sb] vi phrasal + prep literal (bow in deference to)vor etwas verbeugen Rdw
 It is customary to bow down before the Emperor of Japan.
bow down before [sb] vi phrasal + prep figurative (show deference to)sich vor jmd verbeugen Rdw
  jemandem die Füsse küssen Rdw
 He is so arrogant that he thinks everyone should bow down before him.
break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (machine: stop working)kaputtgehen Partv i, sepa
  (Slang)schlappmachen Partv i, sepa
  (Slang, vulgär)abkacken Partv i, sepa
 The car broke down on the way home.
break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (person: cry)zusammenbrechen Partv i, sepa
  zusammenklappen Partv i, sepa
  in Tränen ausbrechen Rdw
 Stella broke down when the police told her about her husband's accident.
break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (collapse, become weak)einreißen Partv i, sepa
  zusammenbrechen Partv i, sepa
 The union called a strike after talks broke down over retirement benefits.
break [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (door, wall: knock down)eintreten Partv tr, sepa
  aufbrechen Partv tr, sepa
  niederreißen Partv tr, sepa
 The police broke down the door when they raided the house.
break [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (substance: disintegrate)auflösen Partv tr, sepa
  (Biologie)absorbieren Vt
 Stomach acid breaks down food during digestion.
break [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (analyze) (informell)runterbrechen Partv tr, sepa
  teilen Vt
 We can break down the process into a number of separate stages.
break down and cry v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (burst into tears)in Tränen ausbrechen Rdw
  zusammenbrechen und weinen Rdw
 Helen broke down and cried when she heard the sad news.
broken down,
broken-down
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(dilapidated)heruntergekommen v part perf
  (auf Gebäude bezogen)baufällig adj
  verfallen v part perf
 20 years ago it was a great car - now it's broken down and hardly works at all.
 Vor 20 Jahren war das ein tolles Auto - jetzt ist es heruntergekommen und läuft nicht mehr richtig.
burn down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (be destroyed by fire)abbrennen Partv i, sepa
  niederbrennen Partv i, sepa
  (Slang)abfackeln Partv tr, sepa
 The factory burnt down in a fire that killed 11 workers.
burn [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (destroy by fire)abbrennen Partv tr, sepa
  (vage)zerstören Vt
  niederbrennen Partv tr, sepa
 A fire burnt the hotel down.
button-down shirt nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shirt with buttons on ends of collar)Hemd Nn
  Oberhemd Nn
 He's always neatly dressed in a freshly-pressed suit and a button-down shirt.
come down in price v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (become less expensive)günstiger werden, billiger werden Adj + Vt
  im Preis sinken Rdw
 That computer will come down in price when a faster model becomes available.
come down to earth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be realistic)auf den Boden der Tatsachen zurückkommen Rdw
 He came down to earth with a real bump when he was forced to get his first job.
cool down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (become less hot)abkühlen Partv i, sepa
  auskühlen Partv i, sepa
  kälter werden Adj + Vt
 Give the cookies ten minutes to cool down.
cool down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative, informal (become less angry) (informell)runterkommen Partv i, sepa
  beruhigen Vr
 It took Andy a while to cool down after the argument with his brother.
cool [sth/sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (make less hot)erfrischen Vr
  abkühlen Partv r, sepa
 Ben took a cold shower to cool himself down after the race.
cool down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (feeling: lessen)nachlassen Partv i, sepa
  weniger werden Adj + Vt
 Henry decided to stay out of his wife's way until her anger had cooled down.
cut down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (reduce consumption)einschränken Partv tr, sepa
  weniger von etwas nehmen Rdw
 If you can't give up smoking altogether, you should at least try to cut down.
cut down on [sth] vi phrasal + prep (reduce, consume less of)weniger konsumieren Adj + Vt
  einschränken Partv tr, sepa
 It's hard to cut down on alcohol when my friends keep inviting me out for drinks.
cut [sth] down,
cut down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(reduce)kürzen Vt
 When the team decided to cut down their roster, everyone was upset.
cut [sth] down,
cut down [sth]
vtr + adv
(tree: fell)fällen Vt
 It's a pity that they cut down that old tree.
cut [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (kill, strike down)töten Vt
  zur Strecke bringen Rdw
 Many soldiers were cut down by enemy fire.
deep down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (inwardly or intimately)tief im Inneren Rdw
  (informell)ganz tief drinnen Rdw
 She looks happy but deep down she is very lonely.
deep down in his heart advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (his conscience)ganz tief im Herzen Rdw
  tief in seinem Inneren Rdw
 Deep down in his heart he knew what he had done was wrong.
die down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (diminish, subside)leiser werden, weniger werden Adj + Vi
  abklingen Partv i, sepa
  verstummen Vi
 The shouting died down when the rock star began singing.
down below advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (in Hell)zum Teufel Präp + Nm
  in die Hölle Rdw
  dorthin, wo der Pfeffer weckst Rdw
 They should send these evil people down below.
down below advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." euphemism (in the genital area)untenrum Adv
  untenherum Adv
  da unten Adv + Adv
 Harry's been suffering from problems down below.
down in the dumps adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (miserable)einen Durchhänger haben Rdw
  deprimiert, depressiv Adj
 Kate has been down in the dumps since failing her exam.
down south,
down South
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
US (in Southern States)im Süden Präp + Nm
  in den Südstaaten Rdw
down south,
down South
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
UK (in Southern counties)südlich Adv
  im Süden Präp + Nm
 Jack's been living down south in Kent for many years now.
down south advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (any country: in the south)im Süden Präp + Nm
 Down south in India is the ancient trading port of Cochin.
Down the hatch! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (drinks toast)Runter damit Int
  auf Ex Int
  (Slang, vulgär)Hau weg die Scheiße Int
 Down the hatch, everybody!
Down's nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbr, informal (Down's syndrome: chromosome abnormality)Downsyndrom Nn
  Down-Syndrom Nn
  Trisomie 21 Nf
drag [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (demoralize) (informell)runterziehen Partv tr, sepa
  herunterziehen Partv tr, sepa
  entmutigen Vt
 His attitude is dragging the rest of us down.
drag [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (lower the status, reputation of)schaden Vt
  (Slang)in den Dreck ziehen Rdw
 Marrying that reprobate will certainly drag down her reputation.
dressing down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (casual clothes)legere Kleidung Rdw
  Alltagskleidung Nf
 In many industries, dressing down is the new norm.
dressing down,
dressing-down
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (reprimand)Ermahnen Nn
  Schimpfen Nn
  (formell)Zurechtweisung Nf
 The teacher gave the children a dressing-down for having disobeyed the rules.
fall down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (structure: collapse)einbrechen Partv i, sepa
  zusammenbrechen Partv i, sepa
  einfallen Partv i, sepa
 The brick wall fell down.
fall down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (person: trip, slip)hinfallen Partv i, sepa
  (gehoben)stürzen Vi
  ausrutschen Partv i, sepa
 Mike fell down and injured his back.
fall down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (person: fail)durchfallen Partv i, sepa
  nicht bestehen Adv + Vt
  scheitern Vi
 Many students fall down on this test task.
fall down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative ([sth]: not succeed)scheitern Vi
  fehlschlagen Partv i, sepa
  schlecht ausgehen Adv + Partv tr, sepa
 Negotiations for broadcasting the game fell down over the issue of international TV rights.
get bogged down in/by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (stuck: in activity, etc.)aufgehalten werden V Part Perf + Hv
  stecken bleiben Vi + Hv
 I thought I would be able to leave early, but I got bogged down by paperwork.
get bogged down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stuck: in mud)stecken bleiben Vi + Hv
  festfahren Partv r, sepa
  einsinken Partv i, sepa
 Once again the car got bogged down in the mud.
get bogged down in debt v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (owe money) (übertragen)versinken Vt
  (übertragen)untergehen Partv i, sepa
 Neil found himself getting bogged down in debt.
get down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (from vehicle, horse)aussteigen Partv i, sepa
  absteigen Partv i, sepa
 The truck driver got down from his cab to inspect the tires.
get [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (depress)runterziehen Partv tr, sepa
  fertigmachen Partv tr, sepa
 Try not to let your exam results get you down.
get down on your knees v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (kneel)hinknien Partv r, sepa
  auf die Knie gehen Rdw
 Before we went to bed we got down on our knees and prayed.
get down on your knees v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (beg for [sth])vor jemandem auf die Knie gehen Rdw
 If you want to borrow his precious car, you'll have to get down on your knees!
get down to [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal (start)zu etwas kommen Präp + Vi
  mit etwas anfangen Adv + Partv i, sepa
 Let's get down to the important matter of choosing our new chairperson.
get down to brass tacks v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (discuss essentials)zum Wesentlichen kommen Rdw
  zum Punkt kommen Rdw
 Thank you all for coming to this emergency meeting; now, let's get down to brass tacks.
get down to business,
get down to work
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(start now)langsam mal anfangen Rdw
  langsam mal loslegen Rdw
 We need to get down to business if we hope to finish this today.
go down well v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (news: be welcome)runtergehen wie Öl Rdw
  gerne gehört werden Rdw
 News of an increase in profits went down well with investors in the company.
go down well v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (performance: be enjoyed)bei jemandem gut ankommen Rdw
  jemandem gut gefallen Adj + Vi
 The band were very good and they went down well with the fans.
gobble [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (eat hungrily) (informell)runterschlingen Partv tr, sepa
  verschlingen Vt
 They gobbled down their dinner.
gulp [sth] down vtr + adv (food, drink: swallow quickly)schnell trinken Adj + Vt
  herunterschütten, herunterkippen Partv tr, sepa
 I was so thirsty that I opened the fridge and started gulping down milk straight from the carton.
gulp [sth] down vtr + adv (air: breathe in) (übertragen)schlucken Vt
 Avoid gulping down air with your food, and make sure you chew each mouthful thoroughly.
hand-me-down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (used garment)gebrauchte Kleidung Adj + Nf
  (Slang)gebrauchte Klamotten Adj + Npl
 Bill became used to wearing his brother's hand-me-downs.
hand-me-down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (used item)gebrauchte Sachen Adj + Npl
  gebrauchte Ware Adj + Nf
  Second Hand Sachen Rdw
 Mandy saved a lot of money on items for her baby thanks to hand-me-downs from her family.
hand-me-down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (second-hand)gebraucht Adj
  (Anglizismus)Second Hand Adj
 Emma was given all her sister's hand-me-down clothes.
hang down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (droop, dangle) (informell)runterhängen Partv i, sepa
  herunterhängen Partv i, sepa
 The Halloween decorations were hanging down from the ceiling.
have [sth] down cold v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, informal (know, understand [sth] completely)aus dem Effeff beherrschen Rdw
  etwas im Schlaf können Rdw
 She scored 100% on her Spanish test because she had the conjugations down cold.
have [sb] down cold v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, informal (understand [sb]'s character)jemanden durchschauen Partv tr, fix
hold down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (restrain or repress)festhalten Partv tr, sepa
  runter drücken Vt
hold down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (keep from losing)behalten Partv tr, fix
  halten Vt
 I've been fired four times. I just can't hold down a job!
 Ich wurde schon vier mal gefeuert. Ich kann einfach keinen Job behalten.
hold down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (food: not eject as vomit)bei sich behalten Partv tr, fix
hold down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." literal (restrain)festhalten Partv tr, sepa
 Hold his arms down so he'll stop hitting me!
 Du sollst seine Arme festhalten, damit er aufhört, mich zu schlagen!
hold down a job v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (remain in employment)seinen Job behalten Rdw
  eine Stelle behalten, eine Anstellung behalten Rdw
 After years of unemploymet, John managed to hold down a job at the post office. I can never seem to hold down a job.
hose [sth/sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (spray [sth] clean)abspritzen Partv tr, sepa
 Sailors hosed down the decks with seawater.
hunt [sb/sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (find criminal)finden Vt
  zur Strecke bringen Rdw
 The cop swore he would hunt down the murderer.
jot [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (write, make a note of)schnell aufschreiben Adv + Partv tr, sepa
  schnell notieren Adv + Vt
 I'll just jot down the address.
jot [sth] down on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (write, make a note of)schnell aufschreiben Adv + Partv tr, sepa
  schnell notieren Adv + Partv tr, sepa
 I jotted down his phone number on a scrap of paper.
lay down the law v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (enforce rules)vor vollendete Tatsachen stellen Rdw
  vorschreiben Partv tr, sepa
 My mom laid down the law; if I choose to smoke I can't live at home.
look down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (lower one's gaze) (literarisch)den Blick senken Rdw
 Gary looked down in shame as the teacher told him off.
look down on [sth],
look down upon [sb]/[sb/sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(observe from high up) (umgangssprachlich)runtergucken, runterschauen Partv i, sepa
  herabblicken Partv i, sepa
  überblicken Vt
 From the top of the tower you can look down upon the whole city.
look down on [sb],
look down upon [sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
figurative (feel superior to)auf jemanden herabgucken, auf jemanden herabschauen Rdw
 It is wrong to look down on people less fortunate than yourself.
look down on [sth],
look down upon [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
figurative (consider inferior)auf etwas herabgucken, auf etwas herabschauen Rdw
 These were rich girls who looked down on cheap clothes.
lying down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (reclining, resting on one's back)sich ausruhen Vi
  liegenbleiben Vt
 I spent the afternoon lying down on the couch watching television.
 Ich verbrachte den Nachmittag damit, mich auf der Couch auszuruhen und Fern zu sehen.
lying down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, figurative (not resisting or fighting back)etw ruhig / tatenlos hinnehmen Rdw
 The worker refused to take his dismissal lying down, vowing to take his employer to court.
 Der Arbeiter lehnte es ab, seine Entlassung tatenlos hinzunehmen und schwörte darauf, seinen Arbeitgeber von Gericht zu ziehen.
mark [sth] down,
mark down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(give lower grade to)schlechtere Note geben Rdw
  schlechtere Note verpassen Rdw
 The teacher marked my paper down because I misspelled so many words.
mark [sth] down,
mark down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(reduce price of)Preise senken Npl + Vt
  Preise reduzieren Npl + Vt
 The store marked down the Christmas merchandise in January.
mark [sth] down,
mark down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(record, note)aufschreiben Partv tr, sepa
  notieren Vt
  vermerken Vt
 Mark down your dentist appointment on the calendar so you don't forget it!
melt [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (substance)zum Schmelzen bringen Rdw
  schmelzen Vt
 Melt down used wax and pour it into molds to make new candles.
melt down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (nuclear power plant)schmelzen Vi
 After the accident, the nuclear plant began to melt down.
melt down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (emotionally)zusammenbrechen Partv i, sepa
  überfordert sein V Part Perf + Vt
  (Anglizismus)einen Burnout haben Rdw
 Pete is melting down because he is under so much pressure at work.
mow [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (pedestrian: knock over)umnieten Partv tr, sepa
  umreißen Partv tr, sepa
 She drove up onto the sidewalk and mowed him down with her car.
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down1 [daʊn] s
  • 1.
    a) Daunen pl, flaumiges Gefieder
    b) Daune f, Flaumfeder f:
    down quilt Daunendecke f

  • 2. Flaum m (auch BOT), feine Härchen pl
down2 [daʊn] s
  • 1.
    a) Hügel m
    b) Düne f
  • 2. pl waldloses, besonders grasbewachsenes Hügelland
down3 [daʊn]
  • I adv
    • 1. (Richtung) nach unten, her-, hinunter, her-, hinab, abwärts, zum Boden, nieder…:
      down from von … herab, von … an, fort von;
      down to bis (hinunter) zu;
      down to the last man bis zum letzten Mann;
      down to our times bis in unsere Zeit;
      burn down niederbrennen;
      down! nieder!, zum Hund: leg dich!;
      down with the capitalists! nieder mit den Kapitalisten!

    • 2. Br
      a) nicht in London
      b) nicht an der Universität:
      down to the country aufs Land, in die Provinz

    • 3. US ins Geschäftsviertel, in die Stadt (-mitte)
    • 4. südwärts
    • 5. angesetzt:
      down for Friday für Freitag angesetzt;
      down for second reading PARL zur zweiten Lesung angesetzt

    • 6. (in) bar, sofort:
      pay down bar bezahlen;
      one pound down ein Pfund sofort oder als Anzahlung

    • 7.
      be down on sb umg
      a) jemanden auf dem Kieker haben,
      b) über jemanden herfallen

    • 8. (Lage, Zustand) unten; unten im Hause:
      down below unten;
      down there dort unten;
      ~
      under umg in oder nach Australien oder Neuseeland;
      down in the country auf dem Land(e);
      down south (unten) im Süden;
      he is not down yet er ist noch nicht unten od (morgens) noch nicht aufgestanden

    • 9. untergegangen (Gestirne)
    • 10. herabgelassen (Haare, Vorhänge)
    • 11. gefallen (Preise, Temperatur etc); billiger (Ware)
    • 12.
      he was two points down SPORT er lag zwei Punkte zurück;
      he is £10 down fig er hat 10 £ verloren

    • 13.
      a) niedergestreckt, am Boden (liegend)
      b) Boxen: am Boden, unten:
      down and out k.o., fig (a. physisch und psychisch) erledigt, kaputt, fix und fertig;
      down with flu mit Grippe im Bett

    • 14. niedergeschlagen, deprimiert
    • 15. heruntergekommen, in elenden Verhältnissen lebend:
      down at heels abgerissen

  • II adj
    • 1. abwärtsgerichtet, nach unten, Abwärts…:
      down trend fallende Tendenz

    • 2. Br von London abfahrend oder kommend: down train;
      down platform Abfahrtsbahnsteig m (in London)

    • 3. US in Richtung Stadt(mitte), zum Geschäftsviertel (hin)
  • III präp
    • 1. her-, hinunter, her-, hinab, entlang:
      down the hill den Hügel hinunter;
      down the river flussabwärts;
      further down the river weiter unten am Fluss;
      down the road die Straße entlang;
      down the middle durch die Mitte;
      down (the) wind SCHIFF mit dem Wind;
      downtown
    • 2. (Zeit) durch:
      down the ages durch alle Zeiten

  • IV s
    • 1. Nieder-, Rückgang m; Tiefstand m
    • 2. Depression f, (seelischer) Tiefpunkt
    • 3. umg Groll m:
      have a down on sb jemanden auf dem Kieker haben

  • V v/t
    • 1. zu Fall bringen (auch SPORT und fig); niederschlagen; bezwingen; ruinieren
    • 2. niederlegen:
      down tools die Arbeit niederlegen, in den Streik treten

    • 3. FLUG abschießen, runterholen
    • 4. umg ein Getränk runterkippen
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