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“shout sb down” in British English

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shout sb down

phrasal verb with shout uk /ʃaʊt/ us /ʃaʊt/ verb

to prevent someone who is speaking at a meeting from being heard, by shouting:

She was shouted down when she tried to speak on the issue of abortion.

(Definition of “shout sb down” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)