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climb down

To physically descend to a lower point by climbing. Climb down from there this minute, young lady! My little brother climbed down from the tree and ran across the yard to join me.
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climb down (from something)

to dismount something; to come down from something. The child climbed down from the roof. Please climb down!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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While this still calls some attention to your stand, it is better than a man climbing down right into the middle of the deer.
While climbing down, Khan got stuck in a window sill and lost his grip while manoeuvring his way out.
Jenny Higgins, 20, leapt from a balcony after climbing down four storeys to escape the blaze started by arsonists who torched a sofa in the hallway of a block of flats in Bootle.
After 90 minutes, the man, in his early twenties, came down by climbing down a drainpipe.
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A TEENAGER who fell to his death from a block of London flats was trying to escape a gang of masked youths by climbing down the outside of the building, police said today.
Ahmed Benyermak, 16, was climbing down the outside of the Hackney tower block when he fell, police said.
The man and two young women got back into the building after climbing down to the balcony below.
While they were climbing down Elizabeth fell again, this time about 100ft, fracturing her knee and cutting her face.
A MAN who lost his nerve after climbing down rocks had to be rescued by coastguards and lifeboat crews.
Two Fathers for Justice campaigners were later arrested after climbing down from the bridge.
Laura Hannah Yates, aged nine, designed two prize-winning Christmas cards, one of Santa climbing down the chimney and another of a house decorated for the festive season.