English version

damp something ↔ down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdamp something ↔ down phrasal verbBURNto make a fire burn more slowly, often by covering it with ash damp→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
damp downSandra: I turned a tap on and damped it down.Then, as he climbed higher, a thick, damp mist came down and covered everything.The damp retreated down the walls, the gardens came back to life and there was fresh food in the kitchen.
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Verb table
damp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydamp
he, she, itdamps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydamped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave damped
he, she, ithas damped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad damped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill damp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have damped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam damping
he, she, itis damping
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you, we, theyare damping
Past
I, he, she, itwas damping
you, we, theywere damping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been damping
he, she, ithas been damping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been damping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be damping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been damping
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