down on
phrasal having a low opinion of or dislike for

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Down on — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • down on — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Having a grudge against; angry at. * /John is down on his teacher because she gave him a low grade./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down on — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Having a grudge against; angry at. * /John is down on his teacher because she gave him a low grade./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Down on the Upside — Studio album by Soundgarden Released May 21, 1996 …   Wikipedia

  • Down on the Corner — Single by Creedence Clearwater Revival from the album Willy and the Poor Boys B side Fortunate Son Released November 2, 1969 …   Wikipedia

  • down on one's luck — {adj.}, {informal} Having bad luck; having much trouble; not successful in life. * /Harry asked me to lend him ten dollars, because he was down on his luck./ * /The teacher is easy on Jane because Jane has been down on her luck lately./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down on one's luck — {adj.}, {informal} Having bad luck; having much trouble; not successful in life. * /Harry asked me to lend him ten dollars, because he was down on his luck./ * /The teacher is easy on Jane because Jane has been down on her luck lately./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Down on Sunset — Studio album by Thomas Anders Released 1 September 1992 Recorded …   Wikipedia

  • Down on the Farm — For the Tim McGraw song, see Down on the Farm (song). Down on the Farm Studio album by Little Feat Released November 1979 …   Wikipedia

  • down on one's luck — phrasal experiencing misfortune and especially financial distress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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