go down to (someone or something)

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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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Whenever we see any- body coming we can tie Jim hand and foot with a rope, and lay him in the wigwam and show this handbill and say we captured him up the river, and were too poor to travel on a steamboat, so we got this little raft on credit from our friends and are going down to get the reward.
You thought I might be going down to bury some one?'
In fact,' said Mr Milvey, 'since you are so interested in the sister of your old pupil, I may as well tell you that I am going down to marry her.'
The CBK said in its daily bulletin that the exchange rate of the Sterling Pound went down to KD 0.392, as well as the Swiss Franc going down to KD 0.307.
The height of the parapet along the Skyway is only 0.40 meter (about 16 inches), while the height of the parapet at the exit ramp going down to Amorsolo Street in Legaspi Village is 0.6 meter (about 24 inches).
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.
And with fellow strugglers Hereford up next at Victoria Park tomorrow, the central defender says Pools have to get points on the board soon to prevent their escape bid from going down to the wire again.
"We needed to get centre forwards on with us being two down, but we have a massive game and we hope that he is going to be as fit as he possibly can be going down to Cobh", added Kenna.
The five were part of a larger group that was going down to Bush's ranch outside of town to protest the Iraq War last May 3.
If, instead of going down to the children's floor, you go up, you arrive in the living area, which is the spatial tour de force of the whole affair.