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Definition of the verb belt down
What does belt down mean as a doing phrase?
- drink down entirely
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Shorter Slang Dictionary (2003)
by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge
(also belt down) to rain very hard, as in it's belting down; we went for a drive and it belted all the way. Late 19th–20th centuries. 3 see belt out; belt up! belt- and-braces (with) great care and thoroughness; (taking) extra precautions; ( making) a ...
by Jonathon Green
belt down v.
by Christine Ammer
belt down Swallow very quickly, as in After the race, ...
A Dictionary of Weather (2008)
by Storm Dunlop
The last three together cover practically half of the southern hemisphere in a broad belt down to about latitude 40° S. (In the southern summer, mT air covers most of southern Africa and South America, with only very small source regions of ...
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