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English definition of “mark sb down as sth”

mark sb down as sth

verb uk phrasal verb with mark   /mɑːk/ us    /mɑːrk/
to consider someone as a particular type of person: I'd marked her down as a Labour Party supporter, but I was completely wrong.Guessing, supposing and suspecting
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