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An example use of down in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… friend of his to take down a memo on his …”
Down means to move or come down from a higher place to a lower place.
the word down occurs in english on average 960.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that down can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;