runterziehen

Meanings

1.
to drag down, to depress
(In the figurative sense of pulling someone's mood down. )
Opposite (closest): aufmuntern
2.
to pull down
(In the literal sense of pulling down an object. Like pants, for example.)
Opposite (closest): hochziehen

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Word Family

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