copy down

copy something down (from someone or something)

to copy onto paper what someone says; to copy onto paper what one reads. Please copy this down from Tony. Ted copied down the directions from the invitation. Jane copied the recipe down from the cookbook.
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copy down

v.
To write something exactly as it is said or written somewhere else; transcribe something: I'll be out tomorrow, so please copy down what the teacher says. Copy the instructions down so you don't forget them.
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Published in 1992, no one had seen it for years until current Oxford student Jack Myers, 20, tracked a copy down.
It also changes the energy in the room, and people tend to copy down what's written on a flipchart because, unlike a slide deck, they cannot assume they will be able to access it afterward.
It is a good idea to bring a pad and pen so you can not only copy down important information about the potential job but also to come prepared with questions to ask.
It takes a few minutes to set it all up on the front end, but the same database can then be used for multiple sell sheets and it does make changes to copy down the road much easier.
You might think you could use = RANK(G2,$G$2:$G$8) in cell E2 and copy down in the column, but this will fail whenever two sales reps have a tie.
It is a cleansing for the soul and the body," she concludes, as some of the students eagerly copy down her words.
Media organizations follow the movements of every conceivable religious chief, and dutifully copy down their public addresses, which far too often impinge on civic affairs.
Stop him in the hall and fake that you forgot to copy down the homework so the two of you can start talking.
They're not loitering around or looking in a window," said Munoz, who urged residents to copy down license plates of the suspicious cars.
The reporter swore blind he said gendarmes to the guy taking the copy down the phone.
He needs someone to copy down his music, and his publisher sends Anna Holtz (Diane Kruger), the best student at the conservatoire.
Viewers had to copy down an address from the screen and mail an order.
We would manually prepare a set of calibration concentrations, dial in the appropriate wavelength, copy down the reading (once it finally steadied down