go down a treat

go down a treat
Vrb phrs. To be welcomed and enjoyed. E.g."That cup of coffee went down a treat."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • go down a treat — British & Australian if something goes down a treat, people enjoy it very much. His animal impressions went down a treat with the children. A cup of tea would go down a treat …   New idioms dictionary

  • go down a treat — To be received very well • • • Main Entry: ↑treat …   Useful english dictionary

  • go/gone/went down a treat — • something that would be enjoyed. e.g.. That ll go down a treat mate …   Londonisms dictionary

  • treat — treat1 W1S2 [tri:t] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(behave towards somebody/something)¦ 2¦(deal with something)¦ 3¦(illness/injury)¦ 4¦(buy something for somebody)¦ 5¦(protect/clean)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: traitier, from Latin… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • treat — 1 /tri:t/ verb (T) 1 BEHAVE TOWARDS SB (always + adv/prep) to behave towards someone in a particular way: treat sb like/as: She treats me like one of the family. | Even though they were much younger, we treated them as equals. | badly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • treat — [[t]tri͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦ treats, treating, treated 1) VERB If you treat someone or something in a particular way, you behave towards them or deal with them in that way. [V n with n] Artie treated most women with indifference... [V n as/like n] Police… …   English dictionary

  • treat, a (fair) —  adv. Very well indeed. Esp. go down a treat Succeed splendidly …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Down — Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down helm — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down on — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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