cry\ down


cry\ down
coll.
cry down smth. /smth. down/ cry down smb.'s theory (his initiative, their achievement, her success, every attempt to do smth., etc.) поносить чью-л. теорию и т. д., принижать /преуменьшать/ значение чьей-л. теории и т. д., the critic cried down the book критик разнес /раскритиковал/ эту книгу

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • cry down — index decry, denounce (condemn) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cry down — transitive verb : dispraise, disparage, depreciate I no longer feel obliged to cry down Great Britain in order to exalt the U.S. Hamlin Garland * * * cry down To decry, disparage • • • Main Entry: ↑cry …   Useful english dictionary

  • cry down — transitive verb Date: 1598 disparage, depreciate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cry down — v. disparage; prohibit as not lawful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cry down — Decry, depreciate, condemn …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To cry down — Cry Cry, v. t. 1. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly. [1913 Webster] All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I ll speak. Shak. [1913 Webster] The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal life! Bunyan.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cry down — 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

  • Cry — Cry, v. t. 1. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly. [1913 Webster] All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I ll speak. Shak. [1913 Webster] The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal life! Bunyan. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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; below;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down helm — 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 — 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

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