write down to (one)(redirected from writing down to me)
write down to (one)
To write in a manner that is insultingly condescending to the reader; to write as if the reader or readers are less mature, intelligent, or capable than they really are. I love this children's author. She tells beautiful stories that resonate with kids, while never seeming to write down to them. I hate the way the boss writes down to the employees in his memos.
write down to someone
to write to someone condescendingly. You should never write down to your audience if you want to be convincing. I have to write down to them, because they are very young.