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get sth down (sb)

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
to succeed in swallowing something although it is difficult: Her throat was so swollen that she couldn't get the tablets down.informal humorous Your dinner is on the table and you've got ten minutes to get it down (you).
Translations of “get sth down (sb)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 困難地嚥下, 費力地吞下…
in Chinese (Simplified) 困难地咽下, 费力地吞下…
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