do down

verb
did down; done down; doing down; does down

Definition of do down

transitive verb

British
: to get the better of (as by trickery)

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Examples of do down in a Sentence

you'll do her down at cards, but she'll probably win at croquet

First Known Use of do down

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of do down was in the 14th century

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“Do down.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20down. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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