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shout down

  

      vb   tr, adv   to drown, overwhelm, or silence by shouting or talking loudly  
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shout  
      n  
1    a loud cry, esp. to convey emotion or a command  
2    Informal     (Brit., Austral., and N.Z.)  
a    a round, esp. of drinks  
b    one's turn to buy a round of drinks  
      vb  
3    to utter (something) in a loud cry; yell  
4    intr   to make a loud noise  
5    tr     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   to treat (someone) to (something), esp. a round of drinks  
     (C14: probably from Old Norse skuta taunt; related to Old Norse skjota to shoot)  
  shouter      n  


ring-shout  
      n   a West African circle dance that has influenced jazz, surviving in the Black churches of the southern U.S.  
shout down  
      vb   tr, adv   to drown, overwhelm, or silence by shouting or talking loudly  

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shout down

  
  
drown, drown out, overwhelm, silence  

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shout  
1   
      n   bellow, call, cry, roar, scream, yell  
2   
      vb   bawl, bay, bellow, call (out), cry (out), holler     (informal)   hollo, raise one's voice, roar, scream, yell  


shout down     
drown, drown out, overwhelm, silence  

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exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
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(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
exp.
calm down!
exp.
relax, calm down
said to make someone temper his nerves or enthusiasm. E.g.: Chill out, I didn't take your car!
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
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metaphoric expression for getting married
exp.
shout (as a sign of discontentment or anger)
exp.
Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
[US];[Coll.]
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
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