go down to

go down to (someone or something)

1. To move or travel to a person, place, or thing located below or south of one's current location. My family is going down to Florida for Christmas this year because we're sick of freezing in New York. Hey, go down to Miss Smith's classroom and see if she's got any extra chairs we can use. When are you coming down to me again? I miss you.
2. To fall or decrease to a particular level or degree. You better bundle up because the temperature is going down to 22 tonight.
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go down to someone or something

to travel to someone, something, or some place that is downtown, at a lower level, or in the South. We went down to Amy's aunt in Memphis. Fran wentdown to Tiffany's place on the first floor.
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go down to something

[for something] to decline or diminish to some level. His temperature has gone down to normal. Will the temperature go down to freezing tonight?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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So the ladies-in-waiting had to go down to him again.
'Why those are the ladies-in-waiting playing their games; I must go down to them.'
Let me go down to this house whose name I forget instead of you."
They passed by under the window, looking at nothing else, and they did not go down to the landing-place which I could discern to be empty, but struck across the marsh in the direction of the Nore.
I shall go down to Sydney on the next steamer, and I'll come back in a second-hand schooner.
Sometimes I rode north to the big prairie-dog town to watch the brown earth-owls fly home in the late afternoon and go down to their nests underground with the dogs.
"Why should I go down to bathe at the very end of the season when I haven't been in the surf all summer," replied the woman, disagreeably.
Well, when the river rose pa had a streak of luck one day; he ketched this piece of a raft; so we reckoned we'd go down to Orleans on it.
There was a little one-horse town about three mile down the bend, and after dinner the duke said he had ciphered out his idea about how to run in daylight without it being dangersome for Jim; so he allowed he would go down to the town and fix that thing.
'Now, I'll go down to, and go away with, Mr Lightwood,' said Bella, springing up.
Perhaps if I go down to the seaside I shall be able to borrow a boat that will take us to Africa.
He said: "We now have about 40-odd pupils going down to the match aged between 11 and 18 "I was going to go down with friends, but then I started getting knocks on the door from pupils who were wondering if they could go down to the final.
GALWAY United manager Jeff Kenna is certain that this season's Eircom League relegation battle will go down to the wire.
Or to go down to pounds 20 a gig (pounds 25 if you pay for your own transport).
To the left is a double-height study, and the stairs go down to the children's level, where three sleeping cabins with sliding doors open off the communal area.