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climb down

To physically descend to a lower point by climbing. Climb down from there this minute, young lady! My little brother climbed down from the tree and ran across the yard to join me.
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climb down (from something)

to dismount something; to come down from something. The child climbed down from the roof. Please climb down!
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The 29-year-old man climbed down from the roof top at around 5.
Ian Wright, 41, of Northampton, stuck travelling to Nottingham, said: "People climbed down the embankments to get to villages.
He climbed down the cliff-face to reach her before shouting for help.
Paramedics climbed down the cliff to treat the boy, who was discovered lying on a rock in the river below.
Emma Rice, who was also overcome by poisonous gases when she climbed down a ladder to try to find her father and brothers, told Senior Coroner John Leckey she knew how dangerous it was to go in the pit.
He climbed down six floors but, when he reached the seventh, his path was blocked and he apparently lost his footing.
When he eventually climbed down he needed hospital treatment for the effects of heavy drinking.
Three others climbed down from a balcony on the seventh floor, where the fire began, as smoke filled the building.
Mace climbed down to Gray while Pesicka waited at the road for rescuers to arrive.
Other drivers climbed down the banks to buy supplies at local shops after police closed the motorway in Leicestershire in both directions and queues built up for 25 miles each way.
The trouble was that the water was 100ft below us, but George was not put off by that at all and climbed down towards the sea.
Emma Rice, who was also overcome by poisonous gases when she climbed down a ladder to try to find her father and brothers, told Northern Ireland Senior Coroner John Leckey she knew how dangerous it was to go in the pit.
Firefighters climbed down a ladder to reach the man who was placed on a waiting fire boat, which then ferried him to the north side of the Tyne.
The man briefly climbed down and threatened to jump, before climbing up again.