n.(used after a preposition) down; low position or rank
He reads under the lamp.
She lives downstairs.
The result is as follows.
v.alight; descend; come down; get down
Get down from the tree quickly.
Be careful when you going down the ladder.
Who is going down first?
n.late; latter; second; be immediately next in a sequence
He will go to university next Wednesday.
What are you going to do next?
Let's take the next bus.
adj.low in grade or class; lower/inferior (in rank, position, class, quality, etc.)
v.(of rain or snow) fall/come down
Rain fell all night.
measure wordinfml(used to indicate repetition of action)
Let me take another look.
The bell tolled three times.
There was a sudden flash.
v.exit; leave (the stage, field, etc.)
You should exit the stage to the left.
During this performance you'd better go offstage from the door on the right side.
You can exit from the left door.
n.infml(used after a numeral to indicate direction or position)
He poked his head out and took a look all around.
Both sides have agreed.
n.infml(used to indicate the circumstance, extent, situation, etc.)
under difficult conditions
under one's command
under the threat of disease
n.infml(used to indicate a certain time or period)
near a festival
for the time being
v.less than; lower than
be two degrees below zero
I read more than ten books in a month.
no less than ten thousand people
v.deliver; issue; send
give a note
deliver a letter of challenge
send a letter of appointment
v.finish work or study in fixed time
v.give in; yield
be locked in stalemate
v.infml(of animals) give birth to; lay (eggs)
give birth to a piglet
The sow is about to litter.
v.go to; enter
go to the countryside
go into the kitchen to do cooking
go down to hell
v.infmlplay (a board game); play (chess games); commence
They played chess all evening.
have a game of chess
v.use; apply; begin to use; make use of
v.put in; cast
cast a fishing net
v.infmldraw (a conclusion); form (an opinion,idea, etc.); give (a definition)
make a pledge
form an opinion
v.infmlunload; dismantle; take down/off
lower a sail
disarm the prisoners
remove one's stage makeup and costume
Our army captured several cities in succession.
measure wordinfml(used after 两 or 几, indicating one's ability or skill)
I can see that's all you've got.
That's all you can do, want to show off?
have special ability for
measure worddial(used to indicate capacity of a container)
He ate three bowlfuls with this large bowl.
The bottle is half full of oil.
Words and phrases with 下
- 下调[word]lower the price
- 下定[word]give gift; effect the advance payment
- 下车[word]alight from
- 下地[word]leave a sickbed; go to the fields
- 下班[word]knock off
- 下来[word]come/get/go down; come down
- 下不了台[idiom]unable to find a way out of an embarrassing situation
- 下笔千言[idiom]write with amazing speed
- 下落不明[idiom]whereabouts unknown
- 下里巴人[idiom]Songs of the Rustic Poor; popular literature and art
- 下不为例[idiom]not to be repeated
- 下回分解[idiom]It will be told in the next chapter.
- 下情上达[idiom]notify the superior of the circumstance of the inferiors
- 下不来台[idiom]be unable to back down with good grace
- 下逐客令[idiom]bid the visitor good-bye at once in order to get rid of him