go down badly(redirected from going down badly)
go down badly
To be poorly received, as by a group or audience. Yeah, you could say that my performance went down badly—I got booed off the stage.
go down ˈwell, ˈbadly, etc. (with somebody)(also go off ˈwell) used to talk about whether people like something such as a speech, performance, etc: Her speech went down well with the audience.
See also: down