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hammer sth down

phrasal verb with hammer uk   us   /ˈhæmər/ verb [T]
to ​reduceprices or ​costs by a large ​amount: Government ​policiesdesigned to ​helpconsumers by ​hammering down the ​price of ​cars also played their ​part in the company's ​plans to ​axe 2,000 ​jobs .
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