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.
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.
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.
Policemen and rescue team made efforts to safely bring the man down.
Tenders are invited for we are seeking the supply of up to 50 safety monitoring devices that have both man down activation and sos alerts.
THE showpiece visual gags have been hilariouslyridiculous and fantastically-farcical throughout the fourth series of Man Down (Channel 4, Wednesday).
The teacher-turned-stand-up-comedian has good reason to remain vertical, however, for this autumn alone he has embarked on his biggest ever live tour, You Magnificent Beast, returned to his throne for a fifth series of the brilliant Taskmaster and will once again star in his self-penned midlife crisis sitcom, Man Down.