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phrasal verb
  1. 1
    to move down to the ground or to a lower level

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    1. a.
      if rain, snow, etc. comes down, it falls to the ground, especially in large amounts

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    2. b.
      if an aircraft comes down, it lands or crashes

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    3. c.
      if a building or part of it comes down, it is destroyed and falls to the ground

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  2. 2
    to become less in amount, level, price, etc.

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  3. 7
    informal to start to feel normal again after a powerful illegal drug has stopped affecting you

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  4. 9
    come down in the world to become less rich, powerful, successful, etc. than you were previously

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