Meaning of “mow someone/something down” in the English Dictionary

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"mow someone/something down" in American English

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mow someone/something down

phrasal verb with mow us /moʊ/ verb [ T ] past tense mowed, past participle mown /moʊn/ mowed

to hit and cause someone or something to fall:

The car didn’t stay in its lane, and it mowed down a whole row of traffic cones.

(Definition of “mow someone/something down” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)