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    When a person says, "I am down for this movie" what exactly does it mean?

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    Default Re: i am down for...

    It usually means, "I am ready to enjoy..."

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    It means they agree to go, that they're in the mood to do it.

    "If you want to go to a movie I'm down with that, as long as it's not one of those stupid chick flicks."

    [native speaker, not a teacher]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Delmobile View Post
    It means they agree to go, that they're in the mood to do it.

    "If you want to go to a movie I'm down with that, as long as it's not one of those stupid chick flicks."

    [native speaker, not a teacher]
    can I say:

    "Transformers? I'm down to go."

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    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    can I say:

    "Transformers? I'm down to go."
    More properly, you'd say "Transformers? I'm down for that."

    If you want to use "to go", you'd say something like "Transformers? Sure, just let me change my clothes and grab my wallet and I'm good to go."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    More properly, you'd say "Transformers? I'm down for that."

    If you want to use "to go", you'd say something like "Transformers? Sure, just let me change my clothes and grab my wallet and I'm good to go."
    "Who's going to watch Transformers with me?"
    "Transformers? I'm down for that. "
    "Me too, let me just grab my wallet and I'm good to go."

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    It is more usually "down with." I think "down for" is just a variation.

    We put our names down for things in the US too. But when it's your turn to do something, we say, "You're up, John."

    "His number was up" is also said about death:

    "Twelve hours after his dramatic rescue from the burning wreckage of a plane crash, Fred Smith was killed while crossing the street to mail a letter."

    "Wow. I guess his number was up."

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    fırstly hello

    and ıf ı dont wrong, "ı m down ...." mean ıs ( ı m here to for everythıng ..ı can come wıth u, ı can joın to u) anyway ı guess ıt use probbably ın some part of cıtıes of usa... ı hope u understand me...





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    Quote Originally Posted by Delmobile View Post
    It is more usually "down with." I think "down for" is just a variation.

    We put our names down for things in the US too. But when it's your turn to do something, we say, "You're up, John."

    "His number was up" is also said about death:

    "Twelve hours after his dramatic rescue from the burning wreckage of a plane crash, Fred Smith was killed while crossing the street to mail a letter."

    "Wow. I guess his number was up."

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    fırstly hello

    and ıf ı dont wrong, "ı m down ...." mean ıs ( ı m here to for everythıng ..ı can come wıth u, ı can joın to u) anyway ı guess ıt use probbably ın some part of cıtıes of usa... ı hope u understand me...





    good luck / alex



    Quote Originally Posted by elizabeth1 View Post
    When a person says, "I am down for this movie" what exactly does it mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by l-u-c-i-f-e-r View Post
    fırstly hello

    and ıf ı dont wrong, "ı m down ...." mean ıs ( ı m here to for everythıng ..ı can come wıth u, ı can joın to u) anyway ı guess ıt use probbably ın some part of cıtıes of usa... ı hope u understand me...





    good luck / alex
    Alex - please post using proper English grammar and syntax. It is very difficult to read text speak and not helpful in a forum devoted to improving the use of English. You will receive more response if people understand what you are typing.

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