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Definition of "bring down" [bring down]

  • To make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power. (verb)
  • To reduce (verb)
  • To make something, especially something flying, fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind. (verb)
  • To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle. (verb)
  • To make someone feel bad emotionally. (verb)

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Use "bring down" in a sentence
  • "Alva Jane, would you help me bring down the new embroidered linen from the bedroom?"
  • "At the beginning of the uprising when we chanted, 'the people want to bring down the regime,' we did not mean President Assad, but the security agencies that interfere in everything from a marriage certificate to the opening of a shop, said Idilbi, who is based in Beirut."
  • "This was where family members came to bring food or flowers or light incense for their loved ones, Benkong explained, scooping up a bunch of bananas someone had left to bring down to the kitchen."