Bring down sentence example

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  • Outdated appliances can bring down the look of an entire room.
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  • They are great hunters and use small poisoned arrows to bring down their game.
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  • This dissolves out the zinc. Lime is added to bring down the gold, and the sediment, after washing and drying, is fused in graphite crucibles.
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  • It consists of a small hydraulic press, which forces a set of expanding bits or wedges into a bore-hole previously bored by a long screw augur or drill, worked by hand, the action of the press being continued until a sufficient strain is obtained to bring down the coal.
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  • In 1895, in order to bring down its price, a distillation tax was imposed, from which a refund was paid on alcohol used for other than beverage purposes.
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  • Thus the point that Josephus catalogues the events of Felix's procuratorship under Nero cannot be pressed to bring down Felix's tenure as far as 60 or 61, but it does seem to exclude as early a termination as 56, or even 57.
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  • A little east of the Gulf of Enzeli, which resembles the Kara-boghaz, though on a much smaller scale, the Sefid-rud pours into the Caspian the drainage of the western end of the Elburz range, and several smaller streams bring down the precipitation that falls on the northern face of the same range farther to the east.
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  • Taurus, and have short courses, but in winter and spring they bring down large bodies of water.
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  • After waiting some time for the erection of a spire at Philadelphia, by means of which he hoped to bring down the electricity of a thunderstorm, he conceived the idea of sending up a kite among thunder-clouds.
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  • It needed but a jolt to bring down the crazy anachronism, and the jolt came when, in 1558-60, floods of Muscovites poured over the land, threatening the whole province with destruction.
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  • Transverse chains are thrown off from the main chain, and are separated by deep narrow valleys, some of which are watered by streams of considerable size, which, at the spring thaw, bring down a remarkable bulk of detritus.
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  • Those on the right bank all come from Queensland and bring down enormous volumes of water in flood time; on the left bank the most important tributaries are the Gwydir, Namoi, Castlereagh, Bogan and Macquarie.
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  • Aside from these, small steamers are employed on some of the small rivers with barges, called "bongoes," to bring down produce and carry back merchandise to the inland trading centres.
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  • All the rivers mentioned are perennial, and most of them bring down a considerable volume of water, even in the dry season.
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  • About the middle of July Cotes went to London, in the expectation doubtless to bring down with him to Cambridge the corrected portion of the Principia.
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  • As some compensation for the low pay of the workmen, parliament tried to bring down the price of commodities to their former level, for (like labor) all manufactured articles had gone up immensely in value.
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  • A later life by Arngrim, abbot of Thingore, written c. 1350, as evidence of his subject's sanctity, tells a good deal about Icelandic life, &c. The lives of Bishops Arni and Lawrence bring down our knowledge of Icelandic history into the 14th century.
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  • At his earnest request, the work, which he doubtless intended to bring down to his own times, was continued after his death by his friend Theophanes Confessor.
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  • The Druids were believed to have the power to render a person insane by flinging a magic wisp of straw in his face, and they were able to raise clouds of mist, or to bring down showers of fire and blood.
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  • His early fall was predicted, and it was feared that he might bring down the monarchy with him.
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  • We desperately need the right legislative framework to bring down emissions, rather than non binding targets.
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  • Then they were accomplished hunters, able to bring down anything from hare to gazelle (hence gazelle hound ).
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  • If BSkyB decides that the public's love affair with professional football is cooling down then the results would bring down the whole structure.
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  • I mean, how often have we seen two misfits who go out on their own to bring down a corrupt institution.
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  • Any good tips on how to help bring down water temps of 80 degrees.
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  • The additions of Bower form eleven books, and bring down the narrative to the death of King James I.
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  • These streams, and their numerous mountain affluents, not only supply water for irrigation, but also bring down vast quantities of sand, which is deposited alongside their courses, more especially alongside the Syr-darya where it cuts its way through the Khojent-Ajar ridge, forming there the Karakchikum.
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  • Other German travellers added to the knowledge of the southern tributaries, the Tarabba, Donga and others, which in the rains bring down a large body of water from the highlands of southern Adamawa.
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  • Paulowitz (1813), Cain (1822), Ion (1835), Wild Dayrell (1852), and his son Buccaneer (1857) bring down Sir Paul's blood; whilst Walton is represented through Phantom (1806), Partisan (1811) and his sons Glaucus (1829) and Venison (1833) and Gladiator (1833), Venison's sons Alarm (1842) and Kingston (1849), Gladiator's son Sweetmeat (1842), Sweetmeat's sons Macaroni (1860) and Parmesan (1857), and Parmesan's sons Favonius (1868) and Cremorne (1869).
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  • We have seen it most recently and most profoundly in the Arab Spring, where the motto we see again and again is Ash-sha'b yurid isqat an-nizam, or "The people want to bring down the regime."
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  • Turning to his adjutant he ordered him to bring down the two battalions of the Sixth Chasseurs whom they had just passed.
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  • It is extremely positive about the Indian government 's endeavor to restructure debt, which will bring down borrowing costs.
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  • A simple reminder of our interests and enthusiasm can bring down stress levels.
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  • The other Gods, seeking a man to bring down the insane Ares, set Kratos upon tasks with subterfuge in their hearts.
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  • Some newborns are placed under special lamps (phototherapy) to help correct the jaundice caused by elevated bilirubin levels and to bring down the bilirubin level.
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  • Increased length will help bring down the weight of your style, while taming any frizz and uncontrolled curl.
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  • While this is rarely the sole reason one donates to a good cause, the donations made can indeed bring down your taxable income and provide you with a lower tax bill in April.
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  • Again, the more you bring down the principal, the less you'll pay in interest.
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  • A few dings and scratches can really bring down the price of a floor model.
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  • This can unfortunately bring down the quality of the acting because the personality traits of a character or a certain situation can be so unbelievable, it is hard to make it seem convincingly real.
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  • If you are a college student or someone else living with multiple housemates, a chore checklist can help bring down stress as people from different backgrounds and walks of life come together and live under one roof.
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  • Plan to substitute animal protein with vegetable protein regularly to help bring down your cholesterol.
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  • The main question people with high blood pressure want to know is whether or not the DASH Diet can work for them to bring down blood pressure through diet.
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  • For example, some people will waive vision coverage or other riders in order to bring down the overall cost of the policy.
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  • By wearing a not-so-pretty bra on top, you'll bring down the appeal of what goes on your bottom.
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  • The music industry managed to bring down the original free file sharing program, Napster, and forced them to change their business model so that the labels profited from songs distributed by Napster.
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  • Batman can't take out his foe with an arsenal of missiles and machine guns, but the Joker can whip out an extended pistol and bring down the Batwing?
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  • Despite Cat Grant's plan to bring down all of the "vigilantes," Clark still steps between Cat and danger when Deadshot comes gunning for her.
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  • If indoors, use a fan or air conditioning to bring down the air temperature around you.
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  • Dammit, Rhyn, I'm serious.  What if you bring down both worlds just by forcing us all to come here?
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  • For the first time since landing in the human world, he had the intense urge to track, hunt and bring down something capable of eluding him.
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  • It is sometimes argued that if these things are true for one country they must be true for another, and that in Great Britain, for example, the use of more capacious cars would bring down.
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  • The river highways bring down inexhaustible supplies of rice to Moulmein, the chief town of the district, as also of the province of Tenasserim.
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