man down

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man down

An exclamation said when someone falls down or is injured. Man down! Mike, are you OK?
See also: down, man
References in classic literature ?
So they struck some more matches and made their way out through the passage into the daylight; and the Doctor hurried the man down to the boat to get some soup.
It was here, in the cabin of the Idler, that I first heard "Blow the Man Down," "Flying Cloud," and "Whisky, Johnny, Whisky." Oh, it was brave.
"It is very much like a man of honour, indeed," answered Northerton, "to take satisfaction by knocking a man down behind his back.
I would so put that man down,' said Tim, tapping the forefinger of his left hand emphatically with his spectacles, 'so put that man down by argument--'
It was pretty close to the shanty, and I thought I heard the old man coming all the time; but I got her hid; and then I out and looked around a bunch of willows, and there was the old man down the path a piece just drawing a bead on a bird with his gun.
The sight of the long-hated predominant man down, and in his power, threw him into a frenzy of triumphant vengeance, which seemed to give him preternatural agility and strength.
No matter, we must try to cut this man down, on the chance that there might be life in him yet, mustn't we?
It is true that the three others had endeavored to knock the young man down with chairs, stools, and crockery; but two or three scratches made by the Gascon's blade terrified them.
Oh, sir, I was very grand, and I brought the man down. He drew his bolts and let me out, and I promised the cabman something handsome if he would drive fast.
When I used to read that they let a bed-ridden man down through the roof of a house in Capernaum to get him into the presence of the Saviour, I generally had a three-story brick in my mind, and marveled that they did not break his neck with the strange experiment.
Weary from two thousand miles over the ice and a run that day of seventy miles, he had whirled a fresh man down, and that man Ben Davis.
Sheedy (left) said: "It's a difficult place to turn it around, when you are five points down and a man down and, look, there has always been questions about our character and could they really bring it.
Joe McCabe's 22nd-minute red after appearing to aim a kick at Andy Watt left them a man down having already gone a goal down to Mark Souter's rebound.
Villa were a goal and a man down at half-time but battled back to win, thanks to Jonathan Kodjia's penalty equaliser and Grealish's goal.
Three years later, he returned in the midst of Fidel Castro's guerrilla insurgency against a U.S.-backed dictator to begin writing his iconic novel Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Greene's Cold War Spy Novel.