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beam down

To be sent to Earth via teleportation, as in stereotypical portrayals of aliens coming to Earth from their spaceship. This humorous phrase usually suggests that one is crazy. Did he just beam down from outer space? There's no way that plan will work!
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STROLLING down the Long Walk as the sun beams down on Windsor Castle, wedding fever has the town firmly in its grip.
BBC bosses are pleading with fans heading to a big Birmingham convention: "Help us find the missing Doctor Who tapes!" Archivists at the Beeb are desperate to track down rare broadcasts as TV's top-rated time lord beams down to Brum.
THE ROAD Dust everywhere wherever you walk Upwards it flares In the heat of the day Dawn till dusk You walk on the road All covered in dust High in the heavens The sun beams down You look for the shade None to be found You prod the road You and your stick Gently looking for the thing you must miss Soft gentle breeze covers your face You think of the past Your heart starts to race Rippling corn still knee high Flows in the wind Like a gentle sigh Back on the road Senses all tight, Beware you are told Then a bright shining light In front of your eyes You're back in the field Heaven, Paradise On the road Someone calls out, "Medic Help Medic" As the light gently dims And slowly goes out.
"At the moment they're putting beams down in the Large Hadron Collider and as the night goes on they'll take the beams through and start circulating them," James Gillies told the Reuters news agency.
A SHAFT of light beams down to earth, Into the wizard's dwelling.