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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.



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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theynarrow down
he/she/itnarrows down
present participlenarrowing down
past tensenarrowed down
past participlenarrowed down
  1. to reduce the number of possibilities or choices
    We’re working to narrow down the list of possible suspects.
    narrow something down to something: That narrowed it down to just two possibilities.
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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