lift down


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lift down

To pick someone or something up from a higher place or position and set them or it down at a lower place or position. A noun or pronoun can be used between "lift" and "down." Would you mind lifting down those boxes for me off the shelf? Don't move off that branch, sweetie, let me lift you down!
See also: down, lift

lift someone or something down (from something)

to move someone or something down (from something or some place) by lifting and carrying. Would you please lift Jimmy down from the top bunk? Frank lifted down the heavy box.
See also: down, lift
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Malcolm White and Stanley Pringle gave a grieving GlobalPort squad a huge lift down the stretch as the Batang Pier inflicted more misery on the NLEX Road Warriors with an 85-82 decision Wednesday night for their first win in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
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I take the lift down - no point in wasting energy unnecessarily - and jog across the road to the park.
"Receiving a LIFT down payment assistance grant helped us buy a home in a neighborhood where we wanted to live and it was still affordable," said Amanda Nash of Phoenix, a NeighborhoodLIFT program grant recipient who talks about her experience in a video on Wells Fargo Stories.
"We had got the lift down to our floor and I was walking with my crutch in one hand and two mugs of hot chocolate in the other," said the male victim, now 70.
"I asked him to chase the two thieves who had taken the lift down. The man took the stairs."
Nobody will ever take away the memory of downing a can of lukewarm sponsor's product out of the Tetley's Bitter Cup in the aftermath of the 2001 final, or taking the lift down to breakfast the morning after victory in 2004.
So you head off to a jerking lift down to the vaults - I was stood next to actor Tom Felton (aka Draco Malfoy in the films), which was rather cool - and board your ride car, one of a pair each holding 12 people.
We have four wagons and we covered everything ourselves, apart from having to get a lift down to Ascot.
"We went down below and boarded a lift down about a mile - to a scene of devastation.
They do not summon a lift down to you, or up to you -- if you expect this all you will get is a lit going in the wrong direction.
With its remote camera lift down, the streamlined shape can easily navigate relined 8-inch pipe.
We've even got wartime adverts for cigarettes in the lift down to the air-raid shelter, so we wouldn't have asked for there to be no cigar," Welsh said.
Saltburn-by-the-Sea Take the world's oldest water-powered cliff lift down to Saltburn beach to walk along its sandy shore.
The accident happened at the end of the day after I'd taken a ski lift down to the bottom.