haul down(redirected from haul something down)
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.
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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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.