get one down

[get one down] {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make (someone) unhappy;cause low spirits; cause discouragement.

Low grades are gettingHelen down.

Three straight losses got the team down.

2. Toswallow; digest.

The medicine was so bitter I couldn't get itdown.

3. To depress a person's spirit.

Working at such an awfuljob got Mike down.