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haul (one) down to (some place)

To compel or force one to go to some location, especially in order to face an authority figure. Police hauled the suspect down to the station for questioning. The teacher hauled me down to the principal's office for throwing spit balls.
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haul down

To pull or yank down something that is positioned above the speaker. A noun or pronoun can be used between "haul" and "down." Good luck hauling down those boxes from that shelf—they weigh a ton. Who hauled the flag down?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

haul something down

to pull something down from a higher level. Terry hauled the sail down and put it away. Please haul down the mainsail.
See also: down, haul
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But it did save Cork from conceding a goal and, moments later, they were also happy to haul down Sligo's James Clarke just outside the square.
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They will join Ayr Aces on the long haul down to Dover in November.
Seven minutes from time Danny Tiatto appeared to haul down Grimsby's Kevin Donovan as he raced clear.