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shoot down

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1 to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter

  • nowadays the aging activist is routinely shot down in most quarters of the media and dismissed as an irrelevant crank
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cock a snook (at) also cock snooks (at) , make fun of, make sport of, poke fun at, rag on

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2 to reject by or as if by a vote

  • every one of my fund-raising ideas was shot down by the other club members
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3 to prove to be false

  • the results of several studies shoot down the hypothesis that coffee causes heart attacks
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give the lie to

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