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jot something down

to make a note of something. This is important. Please jot this down. Jot down this note, please.
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jot down

v.
To write down something briefly or hastily: The secretary jotted the message down. I jotted down the homework assignment.
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If you jot down something about the child next to their phone number, you can refer specifically to these people and their particular situation.
One of my relations used to jot down memory-joggers on scraps of paper which he kept in his pocket.
Keep a notepad handy, and jot down what you are doing in 15-minute segments.
In addition, MetLife Auto & Home suggests that consumers save receipts for temporary repairs, begin to make inventory lists of damaged property, and jot down any issues or concerns they have so that insurance personnel can get their claims processed as soon as possible.
To jot down those moments of inspiration, I rely heavily on my notepad.
In the mid-1990s, when Bourne was asked to jot down potential ideas for a new stage musical, he put down ``Edward Scissorhands'' at the top of the list.
You say you jot down "practically" everything you buy, but "practically" isn't everything, is it?
The Liberal Democrat AM's decision to jot down messages of festive cheer while a political opponent addressed the National Assembly fell foul of the TV cameras.
Take the time to jot down your thoughts to clear your mind and perhaps uncover some new truths about yourself.
Jot down the NSN for the new engine compartment fire extinguisher: NSN 4210-01-388-7854.
One cheery ad for Radio Shropshire reminds potential listeners of the official advice to ``get in, stay in, tune in'' in the event of a terrorist attack, and suggests they might like to jot down the station's frequencies just in case.
Led by Adrienne Pargiter (Glenn Close) the women assemble a choir, jot down from memory the scores of major works, and begin to fashion a set of musical pieces that will lift them beyond Jericho's walls.
Now we jot down what's happening once a week, and mail this news to each other.
When you exchange business cards, jot down the date and where you met the individual on the back of the card.