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phrasal verb [transitive] British
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theymark down as
he/she/itmarks down as
present participlemarking down as
past tensemarked down as
past participlemarked down as

or mark as

  1. mark someone/something down as something to decide that you think someone or something is a particular type of person or thing, especially when you first see them

    He was immediately marked down as a troublemaker.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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