sled down

sled down (something)

To travel on a sled from the top of something down to the bottom of it. We always go sledding down the hill behind our school whenever we get a snow day. With his leg broken, he managed to sled down the mountain by rigging his skis and jacket into a makeshift toboggan.
See also: down, sled
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

sled down something

to ride down something on a sled. I love to sled down the hill in the winter. This hill is too steep to sled down safely.
See also: down, sled
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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