get down (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb get down (1).

Meaning: to move close to the ground, or to move from a higher position to a lower position

For example:

  • get down When Mandy said she'd lost a contact lens, we all got down and looked for it.

  • get down If you hear gunshots, get down and stay down.

Quick Quiz:

I told my dog to get down because he was

a. on the table

b. on his stomach

c. on the floor

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Contributor: Matt Errey