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It was dark and cold down in the cellar.
Your name’s further down the list.
We could hear noises coming from down below.
I was walking down the street with a couple of friends.
James looked back down the drive to see if anyone was following him.
They live somewhere down Park Avenue.
The nearest hotel is five or six miles down the main road.
Sandra’s just gone down to the shops.
I saw him down at the station this morning.
The government is determined to bring down unemployment.
House prices have come down to a more reasonable level.
Overall demand for heating energy last winter was down by about 10%.
Profits are 15% down on last year.
The storm had died down by evening.
Turn down the radio.
The opera house was burnt down in 1990.
It’s more than ten years since the Berlin Wall came down.
He gulped down his tea and got up from the table.
Lunch consisted of pizza washed down with a glass of milk.
The ancient Gaelic songs have been handed down from generation to generation.
At half-time our team were two goals down.
Well, that’s another exam over. Two down and four to go.
Own a brand new Fiat Bravo for only £99 cash down and £31.68 a week.
I always get low marks. Why is the teacher so down on me?
Whether you stay in the team or not is entirely down to you.
It’s down to the prime minister to find out what went wrong.
We were down to our last traveller’s cheque when we got back to the airport.
Everything had been carefully planned, right down to the last detail.
The changes will affect everyone from managing director down to the shopfloor worker.
I’m going to grow my hair down to my shoulders.
She wore a long skirt that came down to her ankles.
Of course there are long delays, and it’s all down to a lack of planning.
He’s always been bad-tempered. I put it down to his unhappy childhood.
Down with racism!
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