jot down(redirected from jots down)
To write something down, often in haste. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jot" and "down." Let me just grab a pen so I can jot that number down. Here, I jotted down some ideas for you.
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jot something down
to make a note of something. This is important. Please jot this down. Jot down this note, please.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To write down something briefly or hastily: The secretary jotted the message down. I jotted down the homework assignment.
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