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reach down

to extend downward. The stems of the plant reached down almost to the floor. The drapes don't quite reach down to the floor.
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reach something down

Inf. to hand something down. Please reach the hammer down to me. Would you reach down the hammer to Jane?
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No longer is it necessary to reach down, upend the trimmer, press a button or lock the head after adjustment.
The robots reach down into the molds to retrieve the parts.
Mr Green's arrival sees Harrison Clark further extend its corporate services reach down the Birmingham to Bristol corridor.
Every so often, he will reach down and sip from several cups of water in front of him on the floor.
Mr Jones used the farmer's tractor and forklift to hover above the pit so he could use a special pole to reach down and drag the dogs to safety.
Tabletop barbecues are the restaurant's speciality and stainless exhaust vents reach down over every grill, giving the main dining area a somewhat menacing air.
Because the magnet is positioned above a moving stream of scrap, the magnetic field has to be strong enough to pull ferrous material up, against the pull of gravity, and be able to reach down into the bottom of the stream trough.
Vertical elevators at each end of a reversible cross-conveyor reach down into the bag or box and gently lower the potatoes into the bottom of the container.
Since most college coaches lack a junior varsity farm team and usually have problems with scholarships and Title IX limitations, they cannot reach down to farm clubs for additional pitching help.
If the price was $22 million, Savimbi would reach down for four of those bags and two of those," says Robert R.
Nothing seemed to spoil his mood, not even when a giant puppet was manoeuvred to reach down and touch his bald spot.
The compost or manure will add even more nutrients as the roots reach down during the winter.
When and how, for example, did scientific thought and consumer culture reach down into thousands of communities and affect the choices of individuals and their families?
Ten colorful fish turn their tails upward so little fishermen can reach down and catch them with the fishing pole and hook.
Access to Invitrogen's siRNA library and hardware/software resources for screens that reach down to the individual investigator laboratory is very efficient," said Michael A.