One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he loves an opportunity to do down his colleagues’
belittle, disparage, denigrate, run down, deprecate, depreciate, cast aspersions on, discredit, vilify, defame, decry, criticize, abuse, insult, malign
North American slur
do a hatchet job on, take to pieces, take apart, pull apart, pick holes in, drag through the mud, have a go at, hit out at, knock, slam, pan, bash, bad-mouth, look down one's nose at
British rubbish, slate, slag off
rare asperse, derogate, minify
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