Synonyms of do someone/something down in English:

do someone/something down

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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