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Meaning of "get down on something" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GET DOWN ON SOMETHING

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GET DOWN ON SOMETHING

get anywhere
get around
get at
get away
get away with
get away with murder
get back
get by
get cracking
get down
get even
get even with
get hold of
get ideas
get in
get in on the act
get in on the ground floor
get in someone´s hair
get in under the wire
get in with

WORDS THAT END LIKE GET DOWN ON SOMETHING

anything
bathing
be on to a good thing
breathing
clothing
everything
first thing
fishing
know-nothing
last thing
nothing
something
soothing
sunbathing
teething
the first thing
the other thing
the real thing
the thing
thing
Worthing

Synonyms and antonyms of get down on something in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «get down on something» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GET DOWN ON SOMETHING

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Translator English - Chinese

下来的东西
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bajar en algo
570 millions of speakers

English

get down on something
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुछ पर नीचे उतरो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ننكب على شيء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Спускаемся на то,
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

descer em alguma coisa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিছু পেতে নিচে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

descendre sur quelque chose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Turunkan sesuatu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

runter auf etwas
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

何かに降りる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

뭔가 에 내려
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Njaluk mudhun ing soko
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhận được xuống trên một cái gì đó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏதாவது ஒன்றை கீழே இறக்கவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काहीतरी खाली येऊ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aşağıya inmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scendere su qualcosa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dostać się na coś
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Спускаємося на те ,
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

te jos de pe ceva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πιάσουμε κάτι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kom neer op iets
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå ner på något
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

komme ned på noe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of get down on something

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GET DOWN ON SOMETHING»

The term «get down on something» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.752 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about get down on something

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9 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GET DOWN ON SOMETHING»

Discover the use of get down on something in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to get down on something and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: George ...
But I guess I learned that you can't do it exactly my way when we get down on something like the deficit. I do think internationally the support is still very, very strong. So, when you get into somebody's pocketbook, or you're worrying about a tax ...
Bush, George, 1991
2
Plain Old Kirby Carson
Don't get down on something that a few knuckleheads do. Trust me on this that they all do goofy things too! If you keep putting your best foot forward you'll eventually get to someplace good!‖ ―Thanks, Mr. Andrews,‖ Kirby said as his  ...
Ryan Oneil, 2011
3
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
But I guess I learned that you can't do it exactly my way when we get down on something like the deficit. I do think internationally the support is still very, very strong. So, when you get into somebody's pocketbook, or you're worrying about a tax ...
‎1990
4
George Bush: 1989 ...
But I guess I learned that you can't do it exactly my way when we get down on something like the deficit. I do think internationally the support is still very, very strong. So, when you get into somebody's pocketbook, or you're worrying about a tax ...
United States. President (1989-1993 : Bush), George Bush, 1990
5
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
But I guess I learned that you can't do it exactly my way when we get down on something like the deficit. I do think internationally the support is still very, very strong. So, when you get into somebody's pocketbook, or you're worrying about a tax ...
United States. President, 1990
6
Parliamentary Debates; Official Report[s]
Then we may get doWn on something like a firm basis; and if we do that, then for myself I feel that if we face'the economic, industrial, and financial problems that are before us with courage, patience, and mutual consideration, we have little to  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1919
7
The Parliamentary Debates (official Report).: House of Commons
Then we may get down on something like a firm basis; and if we do that, then for myself I feel that if we face the economic, industrial, and financial problems that are before us with courage, patience, and mutual consideration, we have little to  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1919
8
CQ Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report
And I think there's pretty strong support But I guess I learned that I can't do it exactly my way when we get down on something like the deficit. I do think internationally the support is still very, very strong. So when you get into somebody's pock- ...
‎1990
9
NADA: Official Publication of the National Automobile ...
It is quite easy to "get down on something you are not up on." For example, let's review a case that points up the problem. This deal was delivering an average 303 new units per month plus 122 used at retail. The service department was ...
‎1968

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GET DOWN ON SOMETHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term get down on something is used in the context of the following news items.
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Frustrated Justin Tuck can't explain his or Giants' woes this season
Sometimes if you get down on something, that's what a lot of veteran guys will do. Just help you get through something, a rough patch in your ... «The Star-Ledger - NJ.com, Dec 12»
2
Eric Benet - Redbone Girl Feat. Lil Wayne
And through that reaching out, it just became a matter of force that I say 'Yo, how bout we get down on something?' And came up with this track, ... «Singersroom News, May 12»
3
[EXCLUSIVE] Eric Benet Talks "Brilliant" New Album, Holding R&B …
And through that reaching out, it just became a matter of force that I say 'Yo, how bout we get down on something?' And came up with this track, ... «Singersroom News, Apr 12»
4
'Idol' Crystal Bowersox: 'I want to do the right thing by my son and …
And in any aspect of my life, I'm not going to get down on something that doesn't work out the way I had envisioned. I believe that everything ... «USA Today, May 10»
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Bulldogs roar; Blues lose
“It was a bit of a demoralizer when they scored at the end of the half but we can't let ourselves get down on something like that. It's just three ... «St. Albert Gazette, May 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Get down on something [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/get-down-on-something>. Oct 2020 ».
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