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Examples

  • Guffey, weak, swallowing water, slumped down below the surface, unable to keep afloat.

    Drowned Hopes

  • A little group of musicmen sat down below the dais, tuned their lutes and patted their drums, and the court began to dance.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • The captive and two other outliers and the captive's father had been in the house when they heard horses coming from down below the bend in the road.

    Cold Mountain

  •  The old man passed close by the body of dozing Liir, down below — the Liir-shade in the tree branches saw it.

    Son of a Witch

  • Once we were down below the Keyhole again, we stopped for another snack and spied an open snow slope to our right, on the east side of the north ridge.

    127 Hours

  • We're down below the frost level there, and the ground's really wet.

    Fault Line

  • The Immortal Marketplace stood halfway between the heavens and Earth, down below the cloudline.

    Aphrodite the Beauty

  • He had to shout, for more big guns were firing, these new ones from down below on the gundeck where the Spanish were evidently firing straight into the Mary Starbuck's upper deck.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Blows and hammerings echoed on the decks down below where the carpenters were at work.

    Castles of Steel

  • Look at Julie down below the levee doin the do-pas-o

    The Annotated "Row Jimmy"

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  • My mom's phrase to describe some vague lower shelf where we were supposed to put away whatever she'd just handed us. "Could you put this mixing bowl down below?"

    October 24, 2007