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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.
See also: down, ease
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was a case of Alrafidain first the rest nowhere in the mile-and-a-half maiden and the Derby entry looks set for better things, having made all and won easing down.
After the Dane O'Neill-ridden colt had made all against the stand rail and won easing down, Hannon said: "He showed us he was a nice horse at Newmarket and he's been well wrong since.
In Storyteller's race Adrian Nicholls was banned for two days (May 20, 21) for prematurely easing down on Anthony Mon Amour.
The 7lb-claimer seized the initiative more than a furlong out and allowed himself the luxury of easing down towards the finish as Cowboys And Angels crossed the line with half a length to spare over Risky Reef.
PAUL COLE introduced a highly promising colt when Henri Lebasque beat four previous winners easing down in the six-furlong novice stakes, writes Graham Dench.
really guessing which teams will play to their regular standard, which are easing down and which are likely to put in heroic displays, the domestic fare is best left alone tonight.
Kalanisi won the corresponding race two years ago, and while there is no suggestion that Future Flight aspires to such a future, she won in the style of a filly with prospects, bursting clear early in the straight and winning easing down by seven lengths from Albadou.
The first leg was provided by David Chapman's Redoubtable in the conditions event, though an uncharacteristic easing down on the winner in the last 50 yards meant that he only just held off Paul Doe on the fast-finishing Dahlidya.
With O'Gorman junior's help, the Emperor Jones filly passed a stalls test a month ago and everything was hunky-dory when Janet won a 10-furlong maiden easing down at Windsor a fortnight ago.
McCririck is spot-on in saying there is a culture of easing down once horses go clear.
Channel 4 pundit John McCririck called for jockeys who throw away races by easing down to be given stiffer penalties-the current maximum is 14 days-in the wake of Royston Ffrench's error on Happy Diamond at Doncaster yesterday.
.Michael Roberts rides four winners during the day, but almost throws one away when easing down too soon on Spanish Heart (Peter Makin), who just holds Western Wolf in Chepstow's mile handicap.