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mow someone/something down

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