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Phrasal Verbs

get down (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb get down (2)

Meaning: to quickly write something, often so as not to forget it

Synonym: jot down

For example:

  • get down sth Nick always carries a pen and piece of paper so that he can get down any ideas he has as soon as he has them.

  • get sth down Did you manage to get the car's registration number down?

Quick Quiz:

If you want to get some details down, you'll need

a. a glass of water

b. a stick

c. a pen

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