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Idiom of the week – Water down something

Posted by englishlessons on August 20, 2013


make something weaker


Customers at the nightclub complained that the proprietor watered down the drinks.

They watered down the requirements by lowering the minimum score for acceptance.

Picture it:

Picture adding water to a liquid substance. It will dilute it and make it weaker.


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