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"come down" in British English

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come down

phrasal verb with come uk   /kʌm/  us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
  • (LAND)

B2 to fall and land on the ground: A lot of trees came down in the storm. Our plane came down in a field. The snow came down during the night.

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  • (LOWER LEVEL)

B2 If a price or a level comes down, it becomes lower: House prices have come down recently. Inflation is coming down.
informal to feel less excited after a very enjoyable experience: The whole weekend was so wonderful I haven't come down yet.

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  • (SUPPORT)

[+ adv/prep] to decide that you support a particular person or side in an argument, etc.: The government has come down on the side of military action.
  • (TRAVEL SOUTH)

to go to a place that is south of where you live: My boyfriend's coming down from Scotland this weekend. They don't come down to London much because it's too tiring with the kids.
(Definition of come down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"come down" in American English

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come down

phrasal verb with come  us   /kʌm/ verb (past tense came  /keɪm/ , past participle come)
to become lower in position or value: I am not going to buy any more coffee until the price comes down.
(Definition of come down from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"come down" in Business English

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come down

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb
[I] if a price or a level comes down, it becomes lower: We are expecting interest rates to come down.come down by a third/50%/a lot, etc. Sales went up and costs came down by about a third.come down from sth The share price came down from its high pretty quickly.
(Definition of come down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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