ˌget sb ˈdown

ˌget sb ˈdown
phrasal verb
informal
to make someone feel sad or lose hope
Doing the same thing every day can get you down.[/ex]

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  • get somebody down — ˌget sb ˈdown derived (informal) to make sb feel sad or depressed • Don t let it get you down too much. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • get one down — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make (someone) unhappy; cause low spirits; cause discouragement. * /Low grades are getting Helen down./ * /Three straight losses got the team down./ 2. To swallow; digest. * /The medicine was so bitter I couldn t get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get one down — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make (someone) unhappy; cause low spirits; cause discouragement. * /Low grades are getting Helen down./ * /Three straight losses got the team down./ 2. To swallow; digest. * /The medicine was so bitter I couldn t get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ one\ down — v. phr. informal 1. To make (someone) unhappy; cause low spirits; cause discouragement. Low grades are getting Helen down. Three straight losses got the team down. 2. To swallow; digest. The medicine was so bitter I couldn t get it down. 3. To… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get you down — cause you to feel sad, cause you to be down    Do Mondays get you down? Do you hate going back to work? …   English idioms

  • get smb down — make (someone) unhappy, cause discouragement The long commuting time has begun to get her down so she wants to quit her job …   Idioms and examples

  • get something down to a fine art — To become very skilled at something through practice • • • Main Entry: ↑art * * * have/​get something down to a fine art informal phrase to be or become very good at doing something, especially something difficult Thesaurus: to be good at doing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get head down — get (your) head down British & Australian to work hard at something that involves reading or writing. I m sure I can finish the article I just need to get my head down this afternoon …   New idioms dictionary

  • get head down — get/put (your) head down to sleep for a short while. I m just going to put my head down for an hour I feel so tired …   New idioms dictionary

  • get it down to a fine art —    When, through practice or experience, you learn how to do something perfectly, you get it down to a fine art.    When you learn to do something perfectly, you get it down to a fine art.     Entertaining her husband s business associates is not …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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