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English verb: vote down

1. vote down (social) thwart the passage of


SamplesKill a motion.
He shot down the student's proposal.


Synonymsdefeat, kill, shoot down, vote out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)blackball, negative, veto

2. vote down (social) vote against


SamplesThe faculty turned thumbs down on the candidate for the Dean position.


Synonymsturn thumbs down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)vote









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