copy down

If you copy down something that someone has said or written, you write it down exactly.

[V P n (not pron)] Instructors read slowly and students copied down what was said...

[V n P] I copied it down the way my lawyer read it to me this morning.


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  • copy down/out — [phrasal verb] copy (something) down/out or copy down/out (something) : to write down (words that you are hearing or reading) Are you copying all of this down? I copied out the equations on a piece of paper. • • • …   Useful english dictionary

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