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English definition of “water sth down”

water sth down

(DRINK) phrasal verb with water     /ˈwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ/ verb
to add water to a drink , usually an alcoholic drink , in order to make it less strong Becoming and making less strong
(Definition of water sth down (DRINK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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