Crack Down

Crack Down

Infinitive: Crack Down
Present Tense: Crack Down/ Cracks Down
-ing Form: Cracking Down
Past Tense: Cracked Down
Past Participle: Cracked Down
It is a non-separable phrasal verb that can
be used in one way
  1. 1

    To take more action than usual against wrongdoing.

    The teacher started to crack down on student tardiness by making them write 100 sentences for each minute they are late.
    The community is cracking down on police brutality by observing them during routine stops.

Crack Down
  1. My mother _____ _____ on my brother for performing badly in school, so he must spend the next three months working with a tutor after school to learn new study habits.
  2. You have to _______ _____ on children early on in life, otherwise they won't respect you and do as they please.
  3. China has begun its ______ _____ on pollution by closing down a third of its coal burning factories.
  4. The USA has not been _______ ______ as much in their security measures, and this is the reason why so many dangerous incidents have taken place lately.
  5. Food and Health Inspectors need to _______ _____ more on cleanliness in restaurants.

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Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • My mother cracked down on my brother for performing badly in school, so he must spend the next three months working with a tutor after school to learn new study habits.
    You have to crack down on children early on in life, otherwise they won’t respect you and do as they please.
    China has begun its cracking down on pollution by closing down a third of its coal burning factories.
    The USA has not been cracking down as much in their security measures, and this is the reason why so many dangerous incidents have taken place lately.
    Food and Health Inspectors need to crack down more on cleanliness in restaurants.

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    My mother cracked down on my brother for performing badly in school, so he must spend the next three months working with a tutor after school to learn new study habits.
    You have to crack down on children early on in life, otherwise they won’t respect you and do as they please.
    China has begun its cracking down on pollution by closing down a third of its coal burning factories.
    The USA has not been cracking down as much in their security measures, and this is the reason why so many dangerous incidents have taken place lately.
    Food and Health Inspectors need to crack down more on cleanliness in restaurants.

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