turn thumbs down


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Verb1.turn thumbs down - vote againstturn thumbs down - vote against; "The faculty turned thumbs down on the candidate for the Dean position"
vote - express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote; "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night"
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Even voters who passionately support publicly funded preschool should want to turn thumbs down on this turkey and wait for a high-quality and thoughtful initiative.
Vacationers who turn thumbs down and noses up to heavy restaurant fare will find endless options at two Ithaca eateries that have earned national reputations for their wholesome approach to alternative cuisine.