beat sb down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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beat sb down

phrasal verb with beat uk   us   /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
to ​persuade someone to ​accept a ​loweramount of ​money for something: He ​wanted £75 for the ​bike, but I ​managed to ​beat him down to £50.
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