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English definition of “go down”

go down

(FOOTBALL) phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
If a football team goes down, it drops to a lower division (= group of teams who play each other): At the end of the season , the three teams at the bottom go down.
(Definition of go down (FOOTBALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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