get down

get down
phrasal verb
Word forms "get down":
present tense I/you/we/they get down he/she/it gets down present participle getting down past tense got down past participle got down
a) get someone down
[transitive] informal to make someone feel sad or lose hope

Doing the same thing every day can get you down.

b) [intransitive] to start feeling sad or losing hope

She gets down from time to time, but mostly she copes very well.

2) [transitive] to write something somewhere

I'll just get your address down.

Someone managed to get down the registration number of the car.

3) [transitive] to manage to swallow food or drink
4) to lower your head and body quickly in order to avoid being hit by something

Incoming fire! Get down!

English dictionary. 2014.

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