go down

go down
go down
1) (descend) andare giù, scendere; [diver] immergersi; [sun] tramontare, scendere

to go down to the pub — andare al pub

2) (fall) [person, aircraft] cadere; (sink) [ship] affondare, colare a picco

the plane went down over Normandy, the Channel — l'aereo si è schiantato in Normandia, è caduto nella Manica

3) (be received)

to go down well, badly — essere accolto bene, male

another coffee would go down nicely! — un altro caffè ci starebbe bene

4) (become lower) [water level, temperature, price] scendere, abbassarsi, diminuire; [standard] peggiorare, calare; [tide] abbassarsi; [storm, wind] calmarsi
5) (become deflated) [swelling, tyre] sgonfiarsi
6) BE univ. (for holiday) finire i corsi, andare in vacanza; (permanently) lasciare l'università
7) sport (be defeated) perdere, essere sconfitto; (be downgraded) retrocedere
8) (be remembered)

he will go down as a great statesman — verrà ricordato o passerà alla storia come un grande uomo di stato

9) (be recorded) essere annotato
10) (be stricken)

to go down with flu — prendere l'influenza

11) BE colloq. (go to prison) andare dentro, in prigione
12) inform. [computer, system] piantarsi; go down [sth.] scendere da, per [hill]; scendere in [mine]
* * *
1) ((with well/badly) to be approved or disapproved of: The story went down well (with them).) essere accolto bene/male
2) ((of a ship) to sink: They were lost at sea when the ship went down.) affondare
3) ((of the sun or moon) to go below the horizon.) tramontare
4) (to be remembered: Your bravery will go down in history.) passare alla storia
5) ((of places) to become less desirable: This part of town has gone down in the last twenty years.) degradarsi
* * *
vi + adv
1) (sun) tramontare, calare, (person: downstairs) scendere, andar giù, (sink: ship) affondare, (person) andar sotto, (be defeated) crollare

he went down the stairs — ha sceso le scale

that should go down well with him — dovrebbe incontrare la sua approvazione

2) (be written down) venire registrato (-a)

to go down in history/to posterity — passare alla storia/ai posteri

3) (decrease: price, temperature etc) scendere, calare

the price of computers has gone down — il prezzo dei computer è sceso

he has gone down in my estimation — è sceso nella mia stima

* * *
go down
1) (descend) andare giù, scendere; [diver] immergersi; [sun] tramontare, scendere

to go down to the pub — andare al pub

2) (fall) [person, aircraft] cadere; (sink) [ship] affondare, colare a picco

the plane went down over Normandy, the Channel — l'aereo si è schiantato in Normandia, è caduto nella Manica

3) (be received)

to go down well, badly — essere accolto bene, male

another coffee would go down nicely! — un altro caffè ci starebbe bene

4) (become lower) [water level, temperature, price] scendere, abbassarsi, diminuire; [standard] peggiorare, calare; [tide] abbassarsi; [storm, wind] calmarsi
5) (become deflated) [swelling, tyre] sgonfiarsi
6) BE univ. (for holiday) finire i corsi, andare in vacanza; (permanently) lasciare l'università
7) sport (be defeated) perdere, essere sconfitto; (be downgraded) retrocedere
8) (be remembered)

he will go down as a great statesman — verrà ricordato o passerà alla storia come un grande uomo di stato

9) (be recorded) essere annotato
10) (be stricken)

to go down with flu — prendere l'influenza

11) BE colloq. (go to prison) andare dentro, in prigione
12) inform. [computer, system] piantarsi; go down [sth.] scendere da, per [hill]; scendere in [mine]

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