bring someone down

bring someone down
1. tv. to terminate one’s own or someone else’s drug expe- ience. (Drugs.)
It took a lot to bring her down. CD We brought down the two of them carefully.
2. tv. to depress someone.
The news really brought me down. CD The failure of the business brought down the staff.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • bring someone down — 1 he was brought down by a clumsy challenge: TRIP, knock over/down; foul. 2 I couldn t bear to bring her down: DEPRESS, sadden, upset, get down, dispirit, dishear …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring someone down — cause someone to lose power. → bring …   English new terms dictionary

  • bring someone down a peg or two — bring (someone) down a peg or two to do something to show someone that they are not as good as they thought they were. He s one of these super confident types who really needs to be brought down a peg or two …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring someone down a peg (or two) — take/bring/someone down a peg (or two) phrase to make someone realize they are not as important as they think they are I think he needs taking down a peg or two. Thesaurus: to have an effect on someone s emotions or attitudessynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring someone down a peg or two — bring (someone/something) down a peg (or two) to show that someone or something is not as good as people think. His arrogant behavior made some people want to see him brought down a peg. She uses her position to take other people down a peg or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring someone down a peg — bring (someone/something) down a peg (or two) to show that someone or something is not as good as people think. His arrogant behavior made some people want to see him brought down a peg. She uses her position to take other people down a peg or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring someone down to earth — bring (someone) (back) down to earth come (back) down to earth (with a bang/bump/jolt) to have to start dealing with the unpleasant or boring things that happen every day after a period of excitement and enjoyment. I had a huge pile of work… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take/knock/bring someone down a peg — to make (someone) feel less important or proud He was taken down a peg when an even better player joined the team. She needs to be taken down a peg. [=humbled] • • • Main Entry: ↑peg …   Useful english dictionary

  • take (or bring) someone down a peg or two — make someone less arrogant. → peg …   English new terms dictionary

  • bring something down on — bring (something) down (on (someone)) to cause something to have influence or power over someone. Why would you bring down that kind of attention if you were trying not to be noticed? We don t bring violence down on people. People bring it down… …   New idioms dictionary


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