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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfile down
he/she/itfiles down
present participlefiling down
past tensefiled down
past participlefiled down

Related meanings

  1. same as file2 (sense 3)

    File the edges down in order to give a smooth finish.

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