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jump down

To hop or leap off of something to a lower level. The kids jumped down from the platform and into the foam pit.
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jump down something

to leap downward into or through something. The rats jumped down the manhole. Timmy jumped down the stairs on the morning of his birthday party.
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The Abu Dhabi Police said they succeeded in convincing the young man, who had already climbed up the bridge's metallic bars, to abandon his bid to end his life before he could jump down.
The quick-thinking 26-year-old from Rhuddlan told how she was forced to grab her little girl and jump down steps as the waltzer car hurtled towards them.
"I just saw the paramedics jump down after it landed and they ran," said an onlooker.
She starts the week with alter ego Ellie telling her to jump down stairs to convince Dr Bailey she's had a miscarriage.
Backpacker extraordinaire Mark Cox's adventures have seen him walk a plank above a 7,000ft drop, jump down a waterfall and eat tarantulas.
I ran to the main stand where I reckoned I could climb a wall and jump down into the tunnel.
And if it's getting black fur all over the couch, it's easy to get them to jump down: Throw salt over your left shoulder - and cat treats over your right.
"Mason was sitting on a branch and decided to jump down when his younger brother shouted for him, but he somehow managed to get the rope caught round his neck, acting like a noose.
I recall an intriguing Horizon programme where scientists concluded that we evolved into the most intelligent species (sic) because when our ancestors decided to jump down from the trees and go for a stroll along the savannah, they quickly became voracious protein eaters ie meat, and as a direct consequence the brain exploded in size.
Brilliant dressage tests by Brook Staples on Exclusive Rights and Ideal Contini kept him in the lead and was enough to take a five-year old Section first and second place double, even with a margin after a show jump down for both horses.
He just didn't jump down the back straight and only really jumped one of the last five hurdles properly.
A testing cross-country course, designed by Sydney Olympic course builder Mike Etherington-Smith, followed where the optimum time did not prove easy to achieve, and a good clear round with 20.4 time penalties and just one show jump down on the final day left the pair in 20th spot in what was only Another Ben's second three-day event.
They would jump down and get the peach in their mouth and head for the woods.
We're quick to jump down the throats of ``foreigners'' who play-act and dive.