- To show how “down with the kids” she was.
- He sounds like someone’s dad trying to “get down with” the kids.
Can somebody tell me what “down with” means in these sentences?
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Get down with the kids normally mean speaking the children's language and be less like a adult with the kids.
But it can also mean enjoying yourself without restraint with the kids, as suggested by CED:
informal (mainly US) to enjoy oneself uninhibitedly, esp by dancing
(with friends in a social setting) get down and party!