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drop down

1. To fall down. I hardly remember the end of the marathon because I dropped down as soon as I crossed the finish line.
2. To fall from a higher point. The garland dropped down and landed on the lower branches of the Christmas tree.
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drop someone or something down

 
1. to let someone or something fall. He dropped his pants down, revealing the swimming trunks beneath. The rescuer dropped down the baby and the doctor caught it. Sam went to the well and dropped a rock down.
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drop down

 
1. . [for someone] to fall down or stoop down. Suddenly, Ted dropped down, trying not to be seen by someone in a passing car. I dropped down as soon as I heard the loud sounds.
2. [for something] to fall from above. The tiles on the ceiling dropped down, one by one, over the years. The raindrops dropped down and gave the thirsty plants a drink.
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drop down

(on someone or something) to fall on someone or something. The leaves dropped down on the newly mowed lawn. The wind blew a mighty gust and a thousand leaves dropped down.
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References in classic literature ?
And then he drops down with his whole weight upon ME
February: The sparrow on the trash again, one/leg missing, he/alights and drops down, alights/in this cold, and crooked,/drops down again through he could/fly.
This gives it the same coverage as a conventional unit that drops down from the headliner, and works when the roof is lowered.
Ostensibly there is 'Title', 'Architect/Builder', 'Nation' and 'Across All Fields' but when you click on the tick adjacent to any of these another 20 or so related headings drops down.
He drops down and has deception even before he throws the ball,'' second baseman Chone Figgins said.
The film is pulled across the container, the head is rotated across and it automatically drops down under 250kg pressure making it ideal for the sealing of CPET containers for dual ovenable ready meals through to small food halls and delis.
Once the machine is satisfied that it has got the container underneath, it senses the container and drops down under 250kg of pressure.
ReWrap(SM) provides additional limits of liability in excess of the primary policy limits, but also drops down in the event of insolvency of the primary insurer.
If Georgia drops down to 12th in the polls, I don't see how they stay in the top 10 of the BCS rankings.
This drops down to the paved court, and so to the west lawn.
When a user clicks on the "My Content" button, an expandable menu drops down to display all their feeds and headlines.
2--color) A velociraptor drops down on unsuspecting ride-takers at Universal Studios Hollywood.
In an inversion of the usual arrangement, the building drops down the site from the level of the road and is entered through the roof where the family's two cars are parked.
This claims made reimbursement policy drops down to fill key coverage gaps that result from typical exclusions in most primary public company Directors & Officers (D&O) policies.
is happy, he is yellow and his hair spreads out and up, but when he is sad or made sad, he turns a somber blue and his hair drops down around his head like it is wet," stated Fineline's President Robert Petry.