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stay down

To remain lying on the ground after being knocked down by someone else. Usually used as an imperative. You're no match for him, Steve—stay down! Listen here—our fighter is going to knock you down in the third round, and you're going to stay down, understand?
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stay down

to remain in a prone, squatting, or sitting position. stay down until the danger is over. stay down so they won't see you.
See also: down, stay
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In addition, the Take Down Stay Down feature is integrated into MySpace's 'Content Take Down Tool,' providing copyright owners with a solution to quickly and easily identify and remove any unauthorized user-posted content.
Branson yesterday revived a familiar debate over whether the urn should be allowed to stay Down Under rather than at its traditional home at Lord's.
Their habitat's ocean-depth topography rivals the Grand Canyon and they can stay down for more than an hour, which makes for difficult field observation.
The income tax would not stay down. By 1909, the federal debt topped $100 million--a huge amount at a time when the average worker earned $597 a year.
Newbold's K-D Pivot Targets fall over backwards and stay down until reset.
And we've gotten quite good at getting the hospital stay down to three or four days, followed by a week or two of recovery in a subacute unit, and then sending the patient home.
Gay teen suicide will go down and stay down. The decline will be credited largely to a new educational initiative, Operation 2020, which that year started helping high school kids look clearly at gender issues.
* They can stay down far longer amid the crushing pressures and inky darkness of the deep.
Wolpert, senior vice-president and chief financial officer of Citizens Savings Bank, Silver Spring, Maryland, said the outlook for the savings industry should remain favorable as long as interest rates stay down. He cautioned, however, that interest rates might have hit bottom.
"Perth is a long way to go without the right horses, so we've decided to stay down south," said Nicholls.
The former Montrose playmaker was stunned to see his effort against Accies stand and the assistant ref's flag stay down.
It sleeps four and has a 25% rental saving, bringing the cost of a seven-night stay down to PS439 (saving PS146) until April 25, and PS375 (saving PS125) for the week beginning April 26.
"This time I did it again and I was saying to myself 'stay down, stay down, stay down', but the ball just stayed up long enough to be a catch."