lead down to

lead down to something

[for a pathway or other trail] to run downward to something. The trail led down to a spring at the bottom of the hill. These stairs lead down to the furnace room.
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lead someone down to something

to guide someone downward to something. She led us down to a little room in the cellar, where the old trunk had been kept for all these years. Would you please lead me down to the wine cellar?
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References in classic literature ?
Meanwhile they galloped along without difficulty over the low levels and gentle declivities that lead down to the Senegal.
Moss had produced a series of brilliant saves to keep Hull's lead down to a single goal, but his mistake led to the second penalty.
Schumacher saw Williams driver Montoyaslash his lead down to six points with four races to go when the Colombian powered to victory at Hockenheim.
Second placed Madrid pulled off an excellent 3-2 success over the Mushrooms and cut their lead down to just two points while N&C, easy 9-2 winners over Bisc Reserves, lie only another point away in third spot having played 17 games, the same as the top duo.
On the far side, steps lead down to ground level, but even here it's hard to walk with confidence through the irregularly spaced forest of pillars.
Steps from the kitchen lead down to a useful utility room with plenty of storage space and access to the garage and wc.
With the Lakers' lead down to seven, Bryant returned for the final 6:50.
The first games were shared as Jam Younis beat Simon Leyshorn 86-69 but English Under-19 champion Dominic Mulhall produced the performance of the night in beating Peter Woods 263-43, making breaks of 112 and 50 to bring the lead down to 218 points.
But his pole position counted for little when Bayliss hit tyre problems in race one, dropping him from the lead down to sixth place.
But a separate ICM survey put Labour's lead down to just five points, the lowest since Mr Blair was elected Labour leader.
Folarin Campbell cut the lead down to 64-55 on a 3-pointer with 4:48 left.
Steps lead down to the master bedroom, which looks to the front and has fitted wardrobes with mirrors, hanging rails and shelving, and a coved ceiling.
At each end of the station, two concourses lead down to the platforms 30m below the surface.
On Friday, he wound up sharing his good attitude, shaking off a back-nine slump that sliced his six-shot tournament lead down to three - over Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland (73-138) and Padraig Harrington of Ireland (70-138).
In the first few minutes of the second half, Bowling Green went on a 14-5 run to cut the lead down to 47-42, but Willis answered with a deep 3-pointer with 14:28 remaining to put the Bruins back up by eight and they were never seriously threatened again.