bring sth down

bring sth down
Ⅰ.
UK US bring sb/sth down
Phrasal Verb with bring({{}}/brɪŋ/ verb [T] (brought, brought)
to make someone lose their position of power, or to make something end: »

This scandal could bring down the government.

»

Another drop in prices could bring down the entire company.

Ⅱ.
UK US bring sth down
Phrasal Verb with bring({{}}/brɪŋ/ verb [T] (brought, brought)
to reduce the level of something: »

They've really brought down the price of laptops recently.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • put sth down — UK US put sth down Phrasal Verb with put({{}}/pʊt/ verb (putting, put, put) ► to pay part of the cost of something and promise to pay the rest later: »We will give a €30 gift card to customers who put down a deposit on a new TV. ► UK (US bring… …   Financial and business terms

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