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drop down

1. To fall down. I hardly remember the end of the marathon because I dropped down as soon as I crossed the finish line.
2. To fall from a higher point. The garland dropped down and landed on the lower branches of the Christmas tree.
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drop someone or something down

 
1. to let someone or something fall. He dropped his pants down, revealing the swimming trunks beneath. The rescuer dropped down the baby and the doctor caught it. Sam went to the well and dropped a rock down.
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drop down

 
1. . [for someone] to fall down or stoop down. Suddenly, Ted dropped down, trying not to be seen by someone in a passing car. I dropped down as soon as I heard the loud sounds.
2. [for something] to fall from above. The tiles on the ceiling dropped down, one by one, over the years. The raindrops dropped down and gave the thirsty plants a drink.
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drop down

(on someone or something) to fall on someone or something. The leaves dropped down on the newly mowed lawn. The wind blew a mighty gust and a thousand leaves dropped down.
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Davies explained: "Mike told me he would not hold it against me because I've chosen to drop down a level.
Drop down and pull down menus, animated menus with killer visual effects, flat and 3d tabs, XP-style menus and buttons.
The form has drop down boxes for most common entries such as discrepancy codes, and action codes, as well as validation rules to ensure mandatory fields are entered.
For Demus, the 300 hurdles have been a drop down in distance after beginning her career at 800 and dropping down to 400.
Mike Atherton should drop down the order if he is to remain England cricket captain.
As a result, it is unlikely any taxpayer has relied on a post-reorganization asset or stock drop down to convert a reorganization into a taxable purchase.
The real reason to drop down and praise Los Angeles Dance Theatre is for reminding us what put dance on the list of major modern art forms.
SAN DIEGO -- Drop Down Deals, the only coupon application to automatically deliver discounts to consumers while they shop, where they shop, today announced the official launch of its coupon solution, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
has agreed to drop down 50% of the Express-Platte Pipeline System to Spectra Energy Partners for $555 million in cash, $139 million in newly issued partnership units, and $129 million of acquired Express-Platte System debt.
today announced an agreement to drop down 50 percent of the Express-Platte Pipeline System (Express-Platte System) to Spectra Energy Partners for approximately $555 million in cash, approximately $139 million in newly issued partnership units, and approximately $129 million of acquired Express-Platte System debt.
Temperatures will drop down on Saturday and it will be partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers of rain.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Firgelli Automations is proud to release an all new Drop Down TV Lift Mechanism with RF remote control system designed by Firgelli Automations, specifically to meet the needs of new customer demand.
However, Hartson, who has yet to feature for the Baggies this season and played four times on loan at Norwich, is not prepared to make the drop down the divisions to join Bobby William-son's ambitious side.
The TMs for the MK19 now say if you have runaway firing to drop down one charging handle to stop the gun.