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carry down

To move something from a higher level to a lower one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "carry" and "down." It took many trips, but we finally carried all of those boxes down—they're now safely back in the basement. The next time you go down the basement, please carry down the laundry.
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carry something down

to take something from a higher to a lower place. Would you go up to the attic and carry the trunk down? Why should I carry down the trunk?
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References in classic literature ?
And now behold Jonah taken up as an anchor and dropped into the sea; when instantly an oily calmness floats out from the east, and the sea is still, as Jonah carries down the gale with him, leaving smooth water behind.
Junior back Jacob Zagwyn, who rushed for 155 yards and two touchdowns while leading the Spartans to a 19-12 halftime lead, delivered with sure-handed carries down the stretch to run down the clock.