English version

get down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget down phrasal verb1 make somebody sad get somebody downSAD/UNHAPPY to make someone feel unhappy and tired His lack of social life was beginning to get him down.2 write something down get something ↔ downWRITE to write something, especially something that someone is saying He was followed by a group of reporters trying to get down every word he said. It’s important to get things down on paper.3 eat/drink get something down (somebody)EAT to eat or drink something, or persuade someone else to eat or drink something I knew I’d feel better once I’d got some food down. Get that tea down you. He still says he’s not hungry, and I can’t get anything down him.4 after a meal British EnglishDFSSC to leave the table after a meal – used by children or when you are talking to children Please may I get down? get→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
get somebody downThe endless rain was beginning to get him down.You can tell me if there's anything that's worrying you or getting you down.
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get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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