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English definition of “gun sb down”

gun sb down

phrasal verb with gun     /ɡʌn/ verb [T] (-nn-) mainly US old-fashioned informal
to shoot someone and kill or seriously injure them, often when that person cannot defend himself or herself: The police officer was gunned down as he took his children to school.Murder and attempted murderKilling
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