crouch down

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crouch down

To squat. I crouched down to look for the earring under my desk, but I still couldn't find it.
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crouch down

to stoop or huddle down. Crouch down here, next to me. Suddenly, Tex crouched down and reached for his pistol.
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I crouched down again to get some shelter from the low bulwark.
At last I gave up facing the wind and rain, and crouched down by his side.
Then she crouched down gracefully on her couch, with her goat asleep at her feet.
Varenka, who had just crouched down to pick a mushroom, rose with a supple movement and looked round.
He bounded through the light, and into the light, dazzled by the brightness of it, and crouched down, with long, lashing tail, to orient himself to the situation.
Under that colossal threatened impact he crouched down to the deck.
The Scarecrow sat upon the Lion's back, and the big beast walked to the edge of the gulf and crouched down.
Toto stopped barking and ran between Dorothy's feet, where he crouched down as if afraid.
Susan had run out, swerving sharp to the left at the door, and on the edge of the slope crouched down behind a boulder.
He crouched down under the impending blow, his hair bristling, but his teeth still keeping tight hold of the rabbit.
Alice crouched down among the trees as well as she could, for her neck kept getting entangled among the branches, and every now and then she had to stop and untwist it.
Then he crouched down and fumbled with the leather fastenings.
With the scream, Mary crouched down, and the strange creature, darting into the air, fluttered full into the startled face of a woman at the next board.
Tired of standing, he crouched down in his corner after some time, and rested on the cold pavement; but although Hugh's breathing still proclaimed that he was sleeping soundly, he could not trust him out of his sight for an instant.
The woman who was at the scene described the "young girl" crouched down between a tree and a bush as neighbours came to her aid.