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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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They did, however, have lifts down to the Quayside, an area which was still thriving at the time.
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They did though have lifts down to the Quayside, which was still busy at the time.
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