Bedown - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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down to the short strokes
In the final stages or nearing completion of a long or arduous task, situation, or process. I firmly believe that, on the whole, we are down to the short strokes of this economic downturn. The school board is coming down to the short strokes of its budget plan for this year.
References in periodicals archive
RICS stands firmly by its prediction that the next move in the base rate will bedown
I think we are going to see a major rise in infertility in young people which will bedown
to this increase in chlamydia.
We're both just so pleased to finally bedown
to a size that we're happy with.
Scotland's seeding in Majorca will bedown
to how they perform in Tbilisi and Moscow.
The Scots striker was well aware that at the end of the eternity of pushing and shoving and shouting, calm would descend and it would all bedown
They realised they didn't want to bedown
near the bottom of the table ever again.
Paterson said: ''We knew it would always bedown
to us you can't rely on anyone else.