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lean down

1. To bend lower or toward the ground. Someone pushed me while I was leaning down to pick up a piece of paper. I had to lean down to get through the tiny door.
2. To bend someone or something lower or toward the ground. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "lean" and "down." Would you mind leaning that lamp down so I can see what I'm working on? I had leaned the toddler down so he could reach the toy he had dropped on the ground.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lean down

to bend over. Lean down and tie your shoe before you trip. He leaned down and picked something up from the floor.
See also: down, lean
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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