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  • 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:

get down

informal (mainly US) to enjoy oneself uninhibitedly, esp by dancing

(with friends in a social setting) get down and party!

  • I use l33t speak on teh interwebz so I'm down with the kids, yo! – user24964 Sep 25 '13 at 15:29

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