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melt sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with melt   /melt/ us  
to heat a metal object until it turns to liquid, because you want to use the metal rather than the object: They melted down the gold rings and bracelets.
Translations of “melt sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 熔化,熔毀…
in Russian плавить…
in Turkish (metal) eritmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 熔化,熔毁…
in Polish stopić coś…
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