Idiom:  vote something down

Meaning 

Idiom:  vote something down (vote down something)

  • to reject something or defeat a vote for something


Example sentences

  • I suggested we hire a new receptionist instead of having an answering service, but management voted the idea down.
  • Please don't vote down my proposal until you read it.
  • Let's hope they vote the down proposal to reduce the library's hours of operation.
  • If I'm elected, I promise I will vote down any new tax increases that are proposed during my tenure.
  • Management voted down our request for a pay raise again and so we plan on going on strike tomorrow.
  • I wanted to take my team out bowling for our holiday event but they voted down the idea down.
  • Your design was voted down by the committee but if you modify a few things, I think it can pass in the future.

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