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ease down

To physically lower someone or something slowly and carefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ease" and "down." The paramedics eased the skydiver down from the tree and then began evaluating his injuries.
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ease (someone or something) down

(from something ) to bring someone or something downward from something gently. The rescuers eased the injured hiker down from the mountain. They eased down the hiker carefully.
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Master Nimbus followed up his wide-margin Bangor win last Saturday with another easy success, jumping to the front at the fourth, making the rest of the running and scoring eased down by three lengths.
Riding Torn Silk for Paul Webber, McCarthy dropped his hands and Lorcan Wyer on Barnburgh Boy pinched second place by a short head right on the line after Torn Silk was eased down close home.
Just failed to catch an eased down Bold Bibi over a slightly shorter trip at Killarney on most recent start and sound claims of achieving a first win since October 2005.
I eased down but she still won by nine lengths so she's got to be special," he said.
Raffaas was eased down, but still managed to take almost half a second off of the course record which has stood since December 1994.
The favourite was by far the best horse in the race, but went down by a short head after his sleepy jockey eased down to such an extent throughout the final furlong that apprentice Dane O'Neill was able to force Major Dundee up on the rails.
Giving Richard McGrath his 40th success of the season, the ten-year-old bolted up, going clear before the second-last and scoring eased down by eight lengths from hat-trick-seeking Rowdy Yeats.
Racing To Win, who may well go off at odds-on, won last week's weight-for-age George Main Stakes over 1m, being eased down in the final 50 yards.
Before his current winning streak, the gelding's last victory was in a maiden hurdle at Navan on heavy ground back in 2000; he was eased down to beat Island Song by 15 lengths.
Olivier Peslier was wise to the move when Bonilla went for home approaching the two-furlong pole and Prospect Park's superiority was such that he was eased down in the last few strides.
The winning margin of a length over Persian Carpet would have been wider had Norton not eased down La Viola when she was four lengths clear, a signal the filly took as permission to pull up.
To see him then kick clear again and win eased down was bizarre.
Looking booked for second place behind Blakeset on the John Spearing-trained filly, Kelly eased down in the last couple of strides and was caught by Winning Pleasure, who was finishing strongly on the outside and came through to head Cashel Mead close home.