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