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slow down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslow down phrasal verb1 SLOWto become slower or to make something slower Growth in sales has slowed down.slow somebody/something ↔ down The ice on the road slowed us down.2 BUSY/HAVE A LOT TO DO#to become less active or busy than you usually are It is important to slow down, rest, and eat sensibly. slow→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slow downWe could have been here hours ago, but the rain slowed us down.Everyone's always rushing around trying to get things done - we all need to slow down and take it easy.Slow down! You're driving too fast!
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Verb table
slow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslow
he, she, itslows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slowed
he, she, ithas slowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slowing
he, she, itis slowing
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you, we, theyare slowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas slowing
you, we, theywere slowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slowing
he, she, ithas been slowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slowing
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