Get Something Down

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Meaning of Idiom 'To Get Something Down'

To get something down means to become skilled or proficient at something; to eat, drink, or swallow something; to memorize something; to write something down. 1

Usage

"I think I've got this software program down. It's very easy."

"I can't get these lines down for my new play, and the first rehearsal is tomorrow."

"Tom didn't even have time to get his lunch down before the boss called him into his office again."

Sources
1. get (something) down. (n.d.) Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. (2015). Retrieved August 19 2017 from http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/get+(something)+down

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