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go down

phrasal verb with go
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ verb (going, went, gone)
[I] to become less in amount, value, etc.: go down (sth) to sth The company's shares went down 7p to 53p.
[I] IT if a computer system goes down, it stops working: The battery should prevent the computer system from going down in the event of a power cut.
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