bring someone down

bring someone down

1. tv. to terminate one’s own or someone else’s drug experience. (Drugs.) It took a lot to bring her down.
2. tv. to depress someone. The news really brought me down.
See also: bring, down, someone
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Wilkin wouldn't be drawn on who he'd like in the third round draw - to be held this evening - but added: "I'd love to bring someone down here from the Premier League.
Wilkin wouldn't be drawn on who he'd like in the third round draw - to be held tomorrow evening - but added: "I'd love to bring someone down here from the Premier League.
You can never bring someone down too much when they've had a real confidence boost from an experience.
Love indeed can bring out the best in a person, just as selfishness and greed can bring someone down.
There was rarely any danger of him having to fly into a tackle or bring someone down, so abject were Spurs.
There is something very simple yet effective about throwing an egg to bring someone down to Earth.
Bill, there are moments in life when you wish you could bring someone down from Heaven just to spend the day with them, just one more day, one more hour even.
It's shameful the extent people will go to to bring someone down.
The rules of the game are that, if you're the last man and you bring someone down, you go off - simple as that.
While it's a personal foul to bring someone down with a horse-collar tackle, there's apparently nothing in the rulebooks prohibiting a mane rein.
It's not easy these days because it seems to be an instant red card if you bring someone down as a goalkeeper,' he said.
In other cases, a parent simply won't be pleased unless they can bring someone down.
O'Leary thought the sending-off of Jonathan Woodgate was "harsh" and added: "He's a good lad, it's not in his character to maliciously bring someone down.
All the while the stooping, snooping and downright nasty Inspector Truscott is determined to bring someone down, for something.
I'm not stupid enough to do bring someone down on purpose when I've already been booked.
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