turn thumbs down (on something)

turn thumbs down (on something)

To reject or disapprove of something; to vote not to accept something. The president has made clear that she will turn thumbs down on any tax legislation that does not contain cuts for the lower and middle classes. 27 of the 30 city council members turned thumbs down to the proposal to have Main Street renovated.
See also: down, thumb, turn
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turn thumbs down (on someone or something)

Fig. to reject someone or something; to grow to reject someone or something. The boss turned thumbs down on Tom. They would have to find someone else. The minute I saw it, I turned thumbs down.
See also: down, thumb, turn
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

turn thumbs down

see under thumbs up.
See also: down, thumb, turn
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

turn thumbs down

verb
See also: down, thumb, turn

turn thumbs down (on someone/something)

tv. to reject someone or something. The board turned thumbs down on Rocko’s application for parole.
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