Phrasal verb: turn down

  1. turn something down
    Transitive, Separable
    Meaning: decrease the volume or strength
    Example: Please turn down the volume.  I am trying to study.

          turn someone/something down
Transitive, Separable
          Meaning: to reject a proposal
          Example: She turned him down when he asked her on a date.
He turned down the job offer because he didn’t want to move.

Men often fear getting turned down when they ask women out on a date.

Here are some funny pick-up lines that men can try to get a woman’s attention:

Am I dead?  Because I think I’m in heaven.

Do you have a map?  I am lost in your eyes.

I’m new in town.  Could you give me directions to your apartment?

Sit down.  You must be tired.  You’ve been running through my mind all day.

There is something wrong with my eyes.  I can’t take them off you!

Did they just take you out of the oven?
No, why?
Because you’re hot!

Do you believe in love at first sight or do I have to walk by again?

I lost my phone number. Can I have yours?

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