crouch down

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crouch down

To squat. I crouched down to look for the earring under my desk, but I still couldn't find it.
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crouch down

to stoop or huddle down. Crouch down here, next to me. Suddenly, Tex crouched down and reached for his pistol.
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Though the Bull dug into the walls with his horns, he tired before he could rout out the Mouse, and crouching down, went to sleep outside the hole.
The two friends were crouching down, meantime, behind a tub in the side alley.
On the right and on the left of the road, which the dismal procession pursued, appeared a few low, stunted trees, which looked like deformed dwarfs crouching down to watch men traveling at this sinister hour.
Crouching down in a corner, peeping up the lane, the next object that Young Jerry saw, was the form of his honoured parent, pretty well defined against a watery and clouded moon, nimbly scaling an iron gate.
Crouching down again in a corner there, and looking in, he made out the three fishermen creeping through some rank grass
His eyes did not again return to Jane Clayton, and presently he left her, walked over to the remains of Taglat, and crouching down upon his kill with his back toward the girl, proceeded to devour the ape.
Shimerda dropped the rope, ran after us, and, crouching down beside grandfather, she took his hand and kissed it.
He is seen crouching down and putting something underneath the vehicle before it explodes into flames.
It was of Nicola Sturgeon crouching down to talk to a little boy called Mason.
Prosecutors claimed they have evidence Sean McVeigh, 35, was the man spotted crouching down at the target's vehicle.
In a recent photograph taken at her concert, the 26-year-old singer can be seen crouching down and carefully writing her name across a fan's breasts using a marker pen, the Daily Mail reported.
They have lifted the canvas only to find four men crouching down around the beer the track has been carrying.
She witnessed the last litter of piglets being born and was was maternal about it all, crouching down in the mud and straw empathising with 'Mum'.
By running computer simulations and examining the joints of dinosaur fossils, researchers at the University of Oregon and the Tokyo's National Museum of Nature and Science found that the Tyrannosaurus could often be found crouching down or lying prone.