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I just think age is meaningless. It's a system we've all agreed to that supposedly signals when we should develop, reach our peak and go downhill, as they say. It interferes with our natural growth.
Peter Horton

Meaning of "go downhill" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GO DOWNHILL

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GO DOWNHILL

go by the wayside
go commando
go critical
go crook
go crook at
go dark
go down
go down like a lead balloon
go down on
go down the wrong way
go Dutch
go easy on
go far
go figure
go fly a kite
go for
go for a burton
go for broke
go for it
go for the doctor

WORDS THAT END LIKE GO DOWNHILL

ant hill
Bexhill
bunny hill
chill
Churchill
downhill
dunghill
Edgehill
foothill
hill
make a mountain out of a molehill
molehill
over the hill
sandhill
shill
sidehill
thill
Thornhill
uphill
wind-chill

Synonyms and antonyms of go downhill in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «go downhill» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GO DOWNHILL

Find out the translation of go downhill to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of go downhill from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «go downhill» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

下山
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ir cuesta abajo
570 millions of speakers

English

go downhill
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डाउनहिल जाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الذهاب إلى أسفل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спускаться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ir para baixo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিচে নিচে যান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

descendre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pergi menuruni bukit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abwärts gehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

坂を下る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

내리막 이동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pindhah mudhun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi xuống dốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீழ்நோக்கி செல்லுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खाली जा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yokuş aşağı git
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

andare in discesa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zjeżdżamy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спускатися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

du-te în jos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατηφορίζω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gaan afdraande
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå neråt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå nedoverbakke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of go downhill

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GO DOWNHILL»

The term «go downhill» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.301 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 go downhill

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2 QUOTES WITH «GO DOWNHILL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word go downhill.
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Peter Horton
I just think age is meaningless. It's a system we've all agreed to that supposedly signals when we should develop, reach our peak and go downhill, as they say. It interferes with our natural growth.
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John Simon
Like springs, adaptations can only go downhill.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GO DOWNHILL»

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Walking in the Cotswolds: 30 Classic Hill and Valley Routes
Go through two gates as Edgeworth Manor and village can be seen in front. Go downhill, past a gorgeous old moss-smothered oak to find steps over a wall and into edgeworth. Walk for a few minutes through the quiet village until you reach ...
Damian Hall, 2014
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Amharic-English dictionary: H - N.
+' azaqazzaqa to go down (sun), be low in the sky (sun), to go downhill, descend a slope) (flrh£ 1 fcH+Jff*^ the sun set) Ml 4* 11+ azzaqazzaqa to slope, to cause to go downhill, cause to go downwards; to cause to be turned upside down, ...
Thomas Leiper Kane, 1990
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Let's Go Budget Istanbul: The Student Travel Guide
Harvard Student Agencies Inc. Staff, Harvard Student Agencies, Inc. Sophia), turn right and go downhill. Take the 1st right, turn left, and Nobel is on the right. 1 Breakfast included. Some rooms have NO Free Wi-Fi. ® Dorms €10-15; singles ...
Harvard Student Agencies Inc. Staff, Harvard Student Agencies, Inc., 2012
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Microsoft Encarta Thesaurus
... drop, sink, dive, plunge Opposite: go up 2 deteriorate, decline, slip, go downhill , get worse Opposite: improve go downhill v deteriorate, worsen, fail, get worse, go down Opposite: improve go down with (mfml) v catch, become ill with, contract  ...
Microsoft, Susan Jellis, 2002
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
go downhill go for three o'clock, we won't be able to take off today. □ The wind had gone down with the light, and the snow had come on. go downhill keqesohet , shkon tatep- jete, shkon gjithnje e me keq □ This part of the town used to be ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
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The Way of St James: Seville/Granada to Santiago
3-4 km later go through a cledo, and then through a gate and go downhill through encina woods. KSO, gently downhill all the time, and 1km later go through gate and 500m after that reach a farm by a road. Go through gates, cross road and go  ...
Alison Raju, 2005
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Senior Golf 101: Playing Your Best Golf at 60 and Over!
So for the 6-iron formula, you will use a 4-iron to go uphill and an 8-iron to go downhill. With the 8-iron you would use the 6-iron to go uphill and the pitching wedge to go downhill. With the pitching wedge, you would use and 8-iron to go uphill ...
8
The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa: Volume Seven: The ...
In turn, the artistic standard of living of the world begins to go downhill, and we find ourselves living in a very degraded world. Artistic taste does not have to descend to that level of doing clever things to con people and becoming a fundamental ...
Carolyn Rose Gimian, Chogyam Trungpa, 2004
9
True Perception
In turn, the artistic standard of living of the world begins to go downhill, and we find ourselves living in a very degraded world. Artistic taste does not have to descend to that level of doing clever things to con people and becoming a fundamental ...
Chögyam Trungpa, 2008
10
The Art of Achievement: Mastering The 7 Cs of Success in ...
The fact is that you have to go downhill first in order to get to the higher mountain. / walk firmer and more secure uphill than down. Montaigne (1533-1592) Going downhill metaphorically represents changing what you have been doing.
Tom Morris, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GO DOWNHILL»

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Fear The Walking Dead Season 1's premiere date and official trailer …
Things start to go downhill in the promo video as madness erupts. The trailer ends with the city in a state of utter disarray and the quote: "When ... «melty.com, Jul 15»
2
Hall H of horrors: what is Comic-Con doing about the worst line in …
But as the day went on, things started to go downhill. The air began to get cold. No one in the area was selling food or water. The convention ... «The Verge, Jul 15»
3
Walking for love on the Grampians
Go downhill the way you came, or head along the hillside to Walters Bluff and enjoy more stunning views. A good summer option is to take togs, ... «Nelson Mail, Jul 15»
4
England's bowlers used conditions better
Losing Harris and now Starc are two big blows for Australia, but I don't think they will go downhill from here. They have every chance of ... «Wisden India, Jul 15»
5
Brother speaks of devastation after M9 crash victim Lamara Bell dies
... brain just isn't mending and he said the next 24hours to three days she is going to go downhill, which is hard to believe she could get worse. «Glasgow Evening Times, Jul 15»
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'Follow signboard directions for safe ride on Kallaty Ghat Road'
Meanwhile, following the recent accident, District Forest Officer (DFO) C. Badrasami said that the time for vehicles to go downhill from Kallaty ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
7
Missoula Public Library Shelf Life: Jeannette Rankin Peace Center …
Their lives revolve mainly around skateboarding and their crew, but Indy's life begins to go downhill fast as confrontations explode at school ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
8
True Detective Season 2, Episode 4 Preview: Will we finally see the …
True Detective's next episode is titled 'Down Will Come' and I seriously do not want it to go downhill. Episode three 'Maybe Tomorrow? «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
9
St George man broke partner's arm in row about Christmas …
"By January you realised that there was nothing further in the relationship and were you to stay together this would undoubtedly go downhill ... «Bristol Post, Jul 15»
10
Controlled substances being illegally obtained through Internet
“As soon as those pills came in, I started to go downhill really quick,” he said. “Now that I had a reliable source, it was just a matter of how much ... «Dickinson Press, Jul 15»

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