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*down (with someone )

Sl. friends with someone; okay or on good terms with someone. (Down = okay. *Typically: be ~; get ~.) It's okay. I'm down with Chuck. Chuck and I are down.

down

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down

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down

1. mod. depressed; melancholy. (see also down with something.) I feel sort of down today.
2. mod. [of a machine] inoperative. (Originally said of a computer.) The system is down. Come back later.
3. tv. to eat or drink something down quickly. She downed her sandwich in record time.
4. tv. to throw someone down, as in wrestling; to knock someone down as in a fight. Wilbur downed his opponent and won the match.
5. mod. behind in a score. They’re twenty points down, and it looks like the Adamsville team has won.
6. mod. finished; completed; behind one. One down and three to go.
7. mod. learned; memorized. (From sense 6) I’ve got the dates down, but not the names.
8. mod. okay; satisfactory; cool; in agreement. (see also down (with someone).) We had a fight, but we’re down now.
9. mod. prepared; knowledgeable. (From senses 7 and 8.) Are you down for the test tomorrow?
10. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Five beers and he was down.
11. Go to downer.
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It went downhill very slowly and a variety of things contributed to it," says Downes.
When Downes sat in the chair the device was flagged up but prison authorities decided to contain the problem by sending him "down the block" to solitary, rather than to a wing where he could mingle with other prisoners.
A housing department spokeswoman said that offi-cials decided that it would be best if Mr Downes stayed put.
Downes wept as he was led away by prison guards to start his jail term.
Ian Clayton, Seahouses RNLI lifeboat operations manager, said the Peter Downes vessel had already proved a great asset.
Mr Sowerby, of Sunderland, described how he tried to save Mr Downes, 56, of South Shields, on August 30 last year.
Yesterday, after 54 holes and a 5-under-par total of 208, Downes became the Shaker Hills Open Champion.
Days earlier on October 5 Mr Downes, who had served jail terms for attacking prostitutes, had provided a DNA swab for police investigating two rapes and an aggravated burglary in Salisbury, Wiltshire, in 1984 and 1985.
The inquest in Winchester heard from Detective Inspector Sean Memory that Mr Downes had been on the periphery of the investigation in the 1980s because of 'odd behaviour' but when the case was revisited in 2006 and featured on the BBC Crimewatch programme, his name came up again in a call.
4) (Monsignor Stephen Downes says ``I'm happy we have a new center of prayer and worship in our parish.
Downes has been studying helmets and ways to improve them ever since one of his sons was killed seven years ago, when a horse he was breaking-in reared up and fell back on him, crushing his head with the saddle.
On the next two possessions, Downes connected on scoring passes with Faunce for 22 yards and Derek Carswell for 33 to end the first half with a 20-0 lead.
Downes 'rediscovered' Salford recently when he was pushed into staging the Sensas Challenge there after preferred venues, Castle Ashby and Earlswood Lakes, were ruled out of play because of the foot and mouth outbreak.
Downes, chairman and CEO of Wall, NJ-based New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR), today highlighted another year of consistent financial performance for the wholesale and retail energy services company.
Siobhan Downes, 35, harassed her ex and three generations of his family after their relationship ended, a court heard.