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reach something down

Inf. to hand something down. Please reach the hammer down to me. Would you reach down the hammer to Jane?
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reach down

to extend downward. The stems of the plant reached down almost to the floor. The drapes don't quite reach down to the floor.
See also: down, reach
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But each individual has to look at himself and reach down to get a little extra.
Animal lovers raced to the rescue but a schoolboy was the only one with hands small enough to reach down the drain and rescue the duo.
But when I tried to grab the can of spray at my feet, I realized I couldn't reach down that far without letting go of the cloth--the only thing between me and an irate colony of stingers.
But just as important, says Mann, is "having a hot spot in your stomach--a strength that can reach down into your legs.
But Geldof said: "If we can turn up the heat in Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Canada, US, Britain and Russia, just possibly we can reach down the ladder and say, 'Come on dudes, we'll give you a hand up'.
The tool can reach down to hole diameters as small as 0.
Take a healthy shoot that will reach down to the ground.
So totally that neither the Republican nor Democratic Parties will reach down to pick up this big, juicy, rich, and ripe political gift laying on the ground right in front of them.
No longer is it necessary to reach down, upend the trimmer, press a button or lock the head after adjustment.
The robots reach down into the molds to retrieve the parts.
Mr Green's arrival sees Harrison Clark further extend its corporate services reach down the Birmingham to Bristol corridor.
Every so often, he will reach down and sip from several cups of water in front of him on the floor.
Mr Jones used the farmer's tractor and forklift to hover above the pit so he could use a special pole to reach down and drag the dogs to safety.