Get Down

How to Conjugate Get Down

  • Infinitive: Get Down
  • Present Tense: Get Down/ Gets Down
  • -ing Form: Getting Down
  • Past Tense: Got Down
  • Past Participle: Gotten Down
Get Down is a separable phrasal verb and has 4 definitions.

Definitions of Get Down:

1. To move to a lower place or level.

Examples: Get down from there!
The fireman got the cat down from the tree.

2. To lower your body to the ground.

Examples: They heard shots, and got down immediately.
The police always tell the perpetrators to get down on the ground.

3. To make a person feel sad, depressed or bad.

Examples: Don’t let what those people said get you down.
The gloomy weather in Seattle always gets me down, so I don’t like living there.

4. To have a good time.

Examples: The fraternity got down at the step show last night.
C’mon, let’s go get down tonight!

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