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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We can work with prints or digitals; if you send digital images, they must be shot at the highest resolution possible (at least 300 dpi) or our printer will turn thumbs down. We need basic information, but keep it brief!
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.
At times readers turn thumbs down and subject the writers to a torrent of abuse.