dash down

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dash down

1. To travel (to some place) very quickly or briefly, especially in order to accomplish some task. I need to dash down to the post office to mail this letter. A: "I forgot to get milk from the supermarket." B: "No problem, I'll dash down after work."
2. To write something very quickly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "dash" and "down." I dashed a note down for my dad explaining where I would be. Everyone was dashing down what the professor was saying as quickly as they could.
3. To eat or drink something very hastily. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "dash" and "down." I dashed down some breakfast and ran out the door to the office. I really dislike having to dash my coffee down like that.
4. To knock or throw someone or something violently to the ground. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "dash" and "down." The bouncer lifted the drunkard into the air and dashed him down on the pavement outside the club. I dashed my hat down into the mud in anger.
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