scribble down

scribble something down

to write something down fast and not too neatly. He scribbled the figure down and raced for the telephone. Liz scribbled down the telephone number.
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scribble down

v.
To write something quickly without paying attention to readability or style: She grabbed a piece of paper and scribbled down the address that I told her. He scribbled a number down on his notepad.
See also: down, scribble
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Most would confidently scribble down the two O'Neills, Martin and Michael but then puzzled looks might emerge.
Write a speech, start a blog, scribble down a poem or break into a song
This is a joyful spin on the bog-standard travel documentary, and may even encourage you to scribble down the itinerary for your own trip.
Davies, 24, admits the squad has tried to scribble down the potential outcomes, and he said: "It's something that's been spoken about.
For instance, if a runway incursion happens, I'd scribble down "1205Z-1215Z.
He would often wake in the middle of the night and scribble down his thoughts.
Scribble down a few vox pop quotes, shuffle them into some kind of order, and let your performers stand and deliver.
Having spotted a train, you would scribble down its number in a notebook (following, so far?
Taking her toddler daughter Jessica to cafes in Edinburgh, the young mum would scribble down as much as possible while her little girl was asleep.
The U2 front man describes a day's hard labour writing songs as: go to France, drink wine, jump in and out of the sea, scribble down a few words, drink more wine.
Johannesburg Dec 6(ANI):South African fast bowler Dale Steyn likes to use tissues, coasters and utility bills to scribble down the technical flaws of opposing batsmen, working out bowling strategies, field settings and other annotations.
12 SCRIBBLE down holiday notes and special thoughts in this cute little Chinese Cats notebook, from Elle Doran.
It would have been unseemly to scribble down quotes, so I'll have to rely on my memory for some highlights.
Improvised comedies save money on the large writing staffs usually hired by traditional sitcoms: In addition to Thomas, ``Free Ride'' features four other writers, who, after creating a narrative spine for each episode, scribble down ideas while watching the cast work out scenes.
We even have Aled Jones mugs for sale - next to the cards where the audience is invited to scribble down questions for the boy wonder to answer in the second half of the show.