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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.

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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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Among the possible directions for his office, Downing said it might gain the power to crackdown on promoters of offshore tax shelter schemes.
Downing hopes to speed up and improve the process when case referrals are made to his office.
As an outside linebacker, Napoleon will bear much of the burden for trying to bring down Downing, his former grade-school classmate.
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Downing is actively involved in a number of public and private sector boards around the world, such as Science Applications International Corporation.
When you looked at the scenes at Omaha Beach, and the blood is turning the water red as the waves lap up onto the beach, that is what I remember when I think of war,'' said combat nurse Downing.
Downing joins Enpirion from Micrel Semiconductor, a leading provider of analog and high-speed communications products, where he served as Vice President of Marketing for three years and was responsible for defining the strategic direction of the company and each of its product lines.
Downing is the only company in China manufacturing a full range of server products and providing complete solutions to its customers.