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mow sb down

phrasal verb with mow uk   /məʊ/  us   /moʊ/ verb [I or T] (mowed, mown or mowed)
to ​killpeople, usually in ​largenumbers, by ​shooting them or ​driving a ​vehicle into them: Three ​shoppers were ​mown down this ​afternoon when a ​drunkendriverlostcontrol of his ​car.
(Definition of mow sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mow sb down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 杀死,撂倒,撞死(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殺死,撂倒,撞死(某人)…
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