One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Feel hostile or antagonistic towards.‘she had a real down on Angela’
- ‘Everyone in the press is so down on dance music’
- ‘I am going to be accused of having a down on female drivers.’
- ‘Over the years, readers may have gained the idea that the police in general, and London's Met police in particular, had a down on demonstrations.’
- ‘I really don't understand why they are so down on her.’
- ‘‘Before I agreed to join Wigan, everyone was down on me and having a go because I was even considering it,’ he says.’
- ‘He could tell Zan was seriously down on herself.’
- ‘There's never been a telly in this house, you see, Tim is very down on the telly.’
- ‘To be fair, we were down on Episode III from the outset.’
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