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gun sb down

phrasal verb with gun uk   us   /ɡʌn/ verb [T] (-nn-) mainly US old-fashioned informal
to ​shoot someone and ​kill or ​seriouslyinjure them, often when that ​person cannot ​defend himself or herself: The ​policeofficer was ​gunned down as he took his ​children to ​school.
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