downhill adverb Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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downhill

adverb
 
 
/ˌdaʊnˈhɪl/
towards the bottom of a hill or slope: It's so much easier cycling downhill.Down and downwardMoving downwards
go downhill to gradually become worse: After his wife died, his health started to go downhill.Deteriorating and making worse
Translations of “downhill”
in Korean 내리막길 아래로…
in Arabic بِاتِّجاه سَفْح التَّلّة…
in Portuguese morro abaixo…
in Catalan costa avall…
in Japanese 下り坂に(で)…
in Italian in discesa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向山下, 朝坡下, 下山的…
in Russian под гору…
in Turkish yokuş aşağı, tepeden aşağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向山下, 朝坡下, 下山的…
in Polish z górki, w dół…
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