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English definition of “go down”

go down

(BE REDUCED) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
B1 to be reduced in price, value, amount, quality, level, or size: The temperature went down to minus ten last night. The company's shares went down 7p to 53p. The swelling's gone down but there's still a lot of bruising. He went down in my estimation when he started trying to be a singer as well as an actor.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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