down with someone

down with (someone or something)

A phrase used to emphasize one's opposition to someone or something, especially that the offending person or thing be removed or eliminated. It wasn't long before all the students were chanting, "Down with homework!"
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down (with someone)

mod. friends with someone; to be okay or on good terms with someone. (Down = okay.) It’s okay. I’m down with Chuck.
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We hope we can sit down with someone at the end of the season and resolve things."
Rowett said: "We never sat down with someone who was the owner of the club, there would be different representatives.
The 24-year-old, who lives with her mum, stepdad and little sister in Wales, says her mum is really involved in her dating life and is really keen to see her settle down with someone.
Do I really want to settle down with someone as childish as this?
Considering the short-lived disasters that often follow when celebrities date each other, settling down with someone who is not at all famous might seem the wiser option.
Five years later, he realises his mistake and tries to win her back, just as she looks set to settle down with someone else.
Occasionally when I sit down with someone to work through their finances, I find the problem is less "financial" than "income".
I was just trying to make her see sense and settle down with someone but it just wasn't in her personality.
"It will be much easier for me to sit down with someone and work out what to say."
Mainly I like to sit down with someone when they're trying to sell 'em something I would consider a big ticket item and talk with them to see if I can trust them or if they are trying to snow me.
According to the Jordanian daily Al Rai, Arwa denied the rumors during a recent appearance on the entertainment show "Hala O Ghala" (Hello Dear), and said that when she does decide to settle down with someone she will announce the news publically.
And despite being coy about the romance, Katherine has hinted that she could settle down with someone like him - eventually.
"They asked me to go down with someone else for safety reasons ( but I didn't mind that.
I liked when she said that she hopes to be able to settle down with someone special, someone who is very independent and a good provider.
Why tie yourself down with someone who's really only a pal?