Down Sentence Examples
They sat down at the table.
She sat down on the bed and sighed again.
You may GO down, but you can only CLIMB up.
Sit down, and take your pen.
Anatole turned to the Englishman and taking him by one of the buttons of his coat and looking down at him--the Englishman was short--began repeating the terms of the wager to him in English.Advertisement
He parked the truck in front of the house and headed down the hill.
I crouched down in the fork of the tree.
He saw them rolling down her cheeks.
I can see plenty of nice gardens and fields down below us, at the edge of this city.
The mother sat down in the shade of a tree and began to read in a new book which she had bought the day before.Advertisement
Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.
He smiled down at her.
Sit down and have breakfast with us.
In the future, the price of some things won't go down as much, if at all.
It is remarkable that we can look down on its surface.Advertisement
Then the line was let down again for Zeb to climb up by.
They'll die down there in the grass, said the third lawyer, whose name I forget.
He got down from his horse and very gently took the little ones up in his big warm hands.
Down these steep slopes we used to coast.
But sit down and have something to eat.Advertisement
Lisa looked down at her hands.
She swallowed down her throbbing heart.
Eureka clung with her claws to the wooden side of the house and let herself down easily.
Carmen glanced up to find him frowning down at her.
She glanced down at Sarah.Advertisement
Pulling a robe over her nightgown, she tiptoed down the hall and silently opened the door to the patio.
Putnam stooped down and looked in.
A scarred tree marked a turning point in the trail, so she slowed down.
She glanced down at the towel tucked around his midsection and gasped.
The charcoal man sat down by the fire.
He paced up and down for a while and glanced at his notes.
Sit down and I'll fill you in a little.
By the time they finished erecting the oxygen tent over her bed, she had finally settled down.
Carmen gazed down at Matthew, overwhelmed with the joy of motherhood.
At one time he painted the picture of some fruit which was so real that the birds flew down and pecked at it.
We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.
She kissed him on the forehead and sat down again on the sofa.
Grabbing her hands, he pushed her back on the bed and held her down.
Alex asked sharply, his brows drawing down.
We were checking the mare and she bolted, knocking the stable boy down.
His hand gently pressed on her waist, drawing her closer as he leaned down.
He grinned down at her.
Glancing in the mirror, he straightened his jacket and tucked the tie back down into his vest.
We'd better go down for breakfast.
Why don't you come down to the station and file a report.
She glanced down the trail and nodded.
He glanced down at her pocket.
What about Austria? said he, rising from his chair and pacing up and down the room followed by Tikhon, who ran after him, handing him different articles of clothing.
Alex looked stern, and when Carmen met his gaze, he looked down at his plate.
Alex was looking down at her, his expression unreadable.
Alex put the paper down and turned toward her, sliding an arm behind her on the back of the couch.
I'm going down to get Destiny.
Alex stroked her head and then leaned forward to look down at her.
The only alternatives were sedation or strapping her down.
Her fever goes down, but then comes back up again.
His red shock of hair stood up like a flame as he glared down at her.
She threw the covers back and went down the hall to the stairway.
Morning dawned on about three inches of snowfall and it was still coming down.
She shook her head and sighed as she sat down.
Princess had this birthing thing down to an art.
She plowed into him, nearly knocking him down.
She started to put the pillow down and caught the movement in the mirror from the corner of her eye.
He sobered and slowly stood, gazing down at her.
He held a hand up to her and then guided her down to his lap.
Alex handed him the cream and sat down in his chair.
No, you sit down and relax.
Yancey was down the trail to whatever he did for a living.
His footsteps sounded down the hallway and he continued calling her name frantically.
Here, why don't you sit down on this chair while I look you over and ask a few questions.
It took little urging to bring his mouth down to hers.
Once she was in the car, he shut the door and leaned down to speak.
The line down the highway blurred for a second and she realized she had nearly fallen asleep.
He pushed the passenger's side door open and she leaned down to look at him.
Yes. Can you bring me down here tomorrow to get my car?
When she decided Yancey wasn't around, she started down the path, keeping close to the trees without breaking her promise not to wander in the woods.
She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.
Wiggling through the small opening, she turned and pulled the sash back down.
She carried a chair to a spot that wouldn't be visible on a course from the path to the door, and sat down.
He was walking down the path, back to the building.
She glanced down at her shirt and then laughed with relief.
They were several miles down the road before either of them spoke.
She crept down the dim hall, past the bedroom that Julia and Rachel shared, and on past Brandon's door.
She gulped down some orange juice.
Come on, don't shoot it down before you give it a try.
He leaned one shoulder against the door jam and frowned down at her.
He stared down at her for a moment, his expression unreadable.
There was another reason she had been turning down Michael's invitations.
They both left the lounge and started down the hall toward the desk.
He slowed down beside them and lifted a brow to Adrienne.
She stopped, and Roxanne continued down the hall.
All of you; sit down with Howie and let him explain his feelings.
He successfully hunted down Brenda Washington, no easy chore.
He took off his hat and held it upside down, shaking it briskly.
When he returned the Princess looked down the narrow neck of the big ornament and discovered her lost piglet, just as Eureka had said she would.
As they looked down the street they saw a horseman coming.
Suddenly, towards evening, a band of robbers swooped down upon them.
He called to one of his officers and bade him sit down and write a short order for him.
Plunging through drifts, leaping hollows, swooping down upon the lake, we would shoot across its gleaming surface to the opposite bank.
But I persisted, and an accident soon occurred which resulted in the breaking down of this great barrier--I heard the story of Ragnhild Kaata.
Down came the mainsail.
I am tired now and I do want to go down stairs.
There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.
Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.
I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.
Prince Andrew, who had evidently wished to tone down the awkwardness of Pierre's remarks, rose and made a sign to his wife that it was time to go.
And all you have of hope and strength merely weighs you down and torments you with regret.
Oh! he muttered, looking down from the window at the stones of the pavement.
As he began slipping down, his head and arm wavered still more with the strain.
While he was getting down from the carriage steps two men, who looked like tradespeople, ran hurriedly from the entrance and hid in the shadow of the wall.
That's just like you young men, said the regimental commander cooling down a little.
When having limbered up the only two cannon that remained uninjured out of the four, they began moving down the hill (one shattered gun and one unicorn were left behind), Prince Andrew rode up to Tushin.
He lay down on the sofa meaning to fall asleep and forget all that had happened to him, but could not do so.
And the scoundrel Rostopchin was punished by an order to burn down his houses.
It again!... said Pierre to himself, and an involuntary shudder ran down his spine.
Señor Medena took her elbow in his hand and led her down the hall.
Choking down fear, she climbed inside and sat down in the luxurious leather seat.
Señor Medena glanced down at her and smiled.
She followed him down the hall and down the stairs.
He paused at the foot of the stairs and gazed down at her.
Why would he want me down here?
Alex didn't want to come down here.
Dulce was so angry that tears were rolling down her face.
Alex stared down at her with a bewildered expression.
For a moment he frowned down at her.
I'm going to take Destiny and Jonathan down to say good-bye.
She sat down on the edge of the bed and stared at the floor.
She woke when the bed sank with the weight of a person sitting down.
He lay down on his back and pulled the covers up.
She rolled toward him as he lay down and sighed contentedly as she snuggled against him.
The carpenters tried to keep the dust level down, but it was impossible to avoid all of it.
Carmen fed her a light lunch and she lay down to sleep for a while.
Glancing down at Alex, she smiled.
His gaze shifted to her as she sat down, and he smiled.
His fingers touched her chin and slid down her throat, exploring their way down to her bodice.
He tugged on her zipper, slowly pulling it down.
She started to get up so she could lead him to their bedroom, but he tugged her back down to the window seat.
Finally she put the knife down and started putting the sliced meat in a plastic container.
Finally he took down a couple of cups and poured them some coffee.
She returned to her chair and sat down, gazing up at him.
He stood, and when she looked up at him, he leaned down and kissed her lips.
Now they could discuss things instead of avoiding sensitive subjects - build on their relationship instead of tearing it down with the same demolition ball.
For a moment he gazed down at her, his expression much like the trapped fox in the hen house.
She glanced down at the straining bodice and made a face.
As if Matthew thought the encouragement was intended for him, he latched onto her breast, creating a suction that sent tiny bubbles down the feeding tube.
Carmen detached Matthew from her nipple and handed him to Alex, who sat down beside her.
Alex was staring down at Matthew, looking completely overwhelmed.
He set the tray down on the table and handed a steaming cup of coffee to Señor Medena.
Even the way she wore her hair, with those braids wrapped around the top of her head like a crown and the long shiny blond curls falling around her shoulders and down her back – she wasn't simply beautiful.
She sat down obediently in the chair and crossed her legs.
You need something to calm you down.
She was intruding, but it soon became obvious that Sarah wasn't going to sit down until everyone else was seated.
She slid into the chair across from Tammy, and Sarah sat down at the other end of the table.
She glanced at Lisa You sit down and finish your meal.
Giddon stood, cramming his hands into the pockets of his jeans as he frowned down at Lisa.
After what seemed like hours of traveling down trails that were little more than rockslides, Giddon stopped the ATV and shut off the engine.
It could be a way to get her to put it down.
By the time he set her down safe and dry on the other side, her hands were going numb and her shoulders were aching.
She rocked back and fourth, tears coursing down her cheeks unchecked.
Don't let me slow you down.
For a moment he looked down at her, his expression somber.
Again he gazed down at her.
She had nearly run him down, slapped his face and taken him away from his work in less than twenty-four hours.
I found it upside down and figured it was the boyfriend at the bottom of your troubles.
He hesitated, looking down at his feet as he spoke.
She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.
Lisa half dragged her gapping friend down the hall.
By the time I got it from the car, it was down to one bar.
Her sandals raised little puffs of dust every time she put a foot down in the soft dirt.
It took her mind back to childhood memories of barefoot strolls down dusty lanes.
She started down the path again, lifting her arms and spinning around.
Giddon looked completely relaxed, right down to his lazy smile.
He bent down and retrieved her shoes, handing them to her.
When they reached door he paused, gazing down at her with an unreadable expression.
What was down that path that he didn't want her to see?
In the weeks that followed, she was careful to restrict her forays to walks down the drive, but she was getting restless.
Some nights, dreams took her on a stealthy walk down the path, taking advantage of every bush for cover.
He leaned over to unlatch the gate and then rode through, heading down the drive toward the road.
Lisa rose from her chair and glanced down at Sarah.
Walking so fast that it created a breeze that caught the loose hair hanging down her back, she turned her ankle slipping off her sandals.
Sarah made an excuse of putting Tammy down for a nap and left them alone.
His greatest interest obviously lay some distance down that path into the woods.
What was down that path that no one wanted to talk about, and why did Giddon insist that his houseguest should not wander around alone?
She swallowed down a lump in her throat.
She waited for him to release her, but his lips moved across her cheek and down her neck with soft caressing kisses.
She glanced down at the sealed envelope in her hand.
A few minutes later he walked down the hallway.
Waiting until Yancey disappeared down the path, she walked over to the desk.
Announcing that she was mailing a letter didn't seem wise, so she walked down to the mailbox.
Her fall was brutally interrupted by a rock ledge about five feet down.
She screamed again as she tumbled down a steep hill.
It was best to lie down and play dead?
Come on down, Old Dan Tucker.
He broke through the brush and stared down at her, his expression a mixture of concern and confusion.
Sit down and let me look at it.
They hadn't traveled far down the trail before she got a peripheral view of the building.
At the house, Giddon helped her down and assisted her into the kitchen.
She stared down at her hands.
Yancey cleared his throat, and Lisa stared down at her hands.
She was wandering in the woods again and fell down.
She stayed around the house, propping her foot up whenever she sat down, and by evening it was only a little sore.
Lisa glanced down the hallway, but Yancey was still in Tammy's room.
She hesitated, gazing down the hallway, and her expression grew solemn.
There could be a number of reasons that Sarah would welcome her as a daughter-in-law, not the least of which was the goings-on down that path.
Come in and sit down.
He carefully worked the ATV down a steep washed out trail that threatened to overturn the vehicle several times.
Yancey looked down at her as he helped her from the ATV.
She sobered and stared down at her hands.
The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.
He was sitting at a table across and down from them.
Yancey put his glass down and stood, moving around the table to take her by the arm.
Yancey swirled her around and leaned his head down, speaking in a low voice.
He was a tall dark figure in the night, as he stood looking down at her.
His warm lips left hers and started down her neck, forcing a moan from hers.
She sat down in the chair opposite him and studied her coffee.
Lisa sat down and accepted the bowl full of scrambled eggs Sarah passed to her.
She looked down at her plate before they discovered they had been observed.
Why don't you sit down and finish your breakfast.
Lisa sat down at her plate.
Thirty minutes later she was walking down the drive to meet Connie, never having betrayed his trust.
Certainly placing the family picture face down on the coffee table had done nothing to ease her pain.
Well, whatever it is, it probably won't go down too well with Howard or Len.
He walked around it and then leaned down to look in the window.
He walked by her stiffly and heading down the hall.
Yancey stopped beside her and looked back down at the house.
It's a long way down.
He glanced down at her, his expression tender.
Instantly the hand dropped and he turned back down the trail, speaking over his shoulder.
Brandon glanced down as he stepped around her and then grabbed her arm She smiled up at him mischievously.
We're all holding down jobs and going to school, Dad.
With that thought, she nestled down into the bed and fell asleep.
She scowled down at him, her heart beating a mile a minute.
It's only a few doors down.
He stared down at his cup and swirled the coffee around absently.
He gazed down at her for a long time.
She slipped her arms around his neck and forced his lips down harder on her own.
Brandon smiled sardonically as he gazed down at Adrienne.
Brandon frowned down at her.
He glanced down at Rachel.
When they all set down to supper, Brandon was still brooding.
Finally he frowned down at her.
Will you two hold it down for a few minutes?
Brandon leaned down and spoke to the woman behind the wheel.
Her voice broke and a tear slid down her face.
He gazed down at her.
I'll call you and come down on weekends.
She stroked his hair and kissed his forehead, while tears coursed down her cheeks as well.
She managed to make two 1-day trips to the ranch and Brandon came down to watch her graduate.
He pulled back and gazed down at her inquisitively.
He glanced down at her apprehensively.
She glanced down at the envelope and then tossed it on the table.
We'll get down to the details.
He glanced down at Adrienne and their gazes locked.
As she watched, the horses plunged down a dune, sending a spray of white sand into the dry air.
Fritz shot Davis a warning look and abruptly stood, glaring down at Cassie.
Davis gulped the last of his coffee and turned the cup up side down on a rock so it would drain.
Cassie folded the lip of her sombrero down to protect her face from the scorching sun.
He finally glanced down at Pete and straightened in the saddle, removing his leg from the horn and placing it in the stirrup.
Hearing the concern in Pete's voice sent a chill down her spine.
She glanced down at his averted face.
Turning it up side down, she slapped it against the side of the wagon wheel.
A boot came down on the angry insect before it could reach her.
Bordeaux helped her up on her wagon seat and she smiled down at him.
He folded his hands over the saddle horn and gazed down at her.
She ran her hand down his sleek neck and hugged him.
She gasped and stared down at his form in the darkness.
Finding nothing, she spread the blanket and lay down, pulling part of it over her body.
She scrambled into the seat and grinned down at him.
She smiled down at him sweetly.
She filled her plate and sat down cross-legged between Pete and Davis.
Pete stood and looked down at Davis, who was silently nursing his coffee.
I've got a small place down by Brownsville.
Davis turned his cup up side down on the rock, but he didn't leave the fire.
Horse and rider plunged down the side of the dune toward them.
He leaned down, handing her a canteen.
Using the extra sand, they made fortifications and bedded down for the night behind them.
Cassie had to smile when Bordeaux positioned himself in a spot less than ten feet from her and pretended to settle down for the night.
He gazed down at her quizzically, a twinkle in his eyes.
She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.
He sat up and frowned down at her.
They slid down the hill a ways until they could stand without being seen.
They half walked; half slid down the sandy hill to join the others.
They were depending on her and she wasn't going to let them down.
We'll be safe here, and the moisture in the cave will keep the dust down.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
She swallowed down a lump of fear.
She stared down at the empty camp.
As they walked back down the dune, she dragged her hand in a wavy line, trying to obliterate their tracks.
Bordeaux smiled down at her.
She wanted to ask him to slow down, but she was already holding him back.
When the ache had left her legs numb, and her breath was no longer coming in gasps, they started out again - across sand dunes - up and down.
They couldn't be seen unless someone came down into the ravine.
She flattened against the rock wall as she heard the horse scramble down into the ravine a little way down from her.
She ducked down on the horse.
Bordeaux pulled the saddle off and rubbed him down with the blanket.
Bordeaux led his horse down the embankment and Cassie hesitantly followed.
Bordeaux helped her down the hill and they joined the Indians.
Without further conversation, the Indians started down the gully.
Dismissing himself from the group, he strode to his horse and helped her down.
She slid down the rock and joined them, casting a sour look at Bordeaux as she brushed by him.
Finally he mounted and held a hand down to Cassie.
Fritz is down to the store gettin' supplies, and Davis is sleepin' in the hotel.
We let Bordeaux's horse loose a ways down the trail, hopin' he'd find it.
She was floating on a cloud, gazing languidly down at mounds and valleys of white sand.
He deposited the package in her outstretched hands and turned, running down the hall.
He wasn't in the lobby, so she stepped outside the hotel and sauntered down the boardwalk.
I have a ranch, down in Texas.
Darting down the stairs, she ran to the stage office, arriving as the driver was preparing to climb into the seat.
She settled into the seat and smiled down at him.
Only she wasn't going to lie down and give up like her mother.
Bordeaux shook his head as he stepped down from the buggy.
Bordeaux shrugged and glanced down at Darcie.
He smiled down at Darcie.
Would you slow down before you kill us both?
Finally he slowed down and gave the horses some relief.
Neither am I. You turned me down, remember.
He reached down and grabbed her by the arms, pulling her up into his lap.
I expect she cooled down after a while, but by that time he was long gone.
They started down the road toward a ranch house.
Cassie drew her brows down to feign a stern expression.
She moved to the counter without writing anything down.
He stared down at the cup absently.
Best of all, she could save a substantial amount of money for a down payment on her own place.
Dad's old truck had been sitting at Mary's since it broke down.
He stood and stared down at her.
He led her down a short hallway and opened the first door.
The furniture - it was handed down to my mother and she left it to me.
They trekked back down the hallway to the family room and then into a spacious kitchen.
He turned and left the room, his boots clicking across the tile floor and then fading as he moved across the hardwood family room floor and down the hall.
Still, she poured herself a cup of coffee and sat down at the table.
Removing the laundry from her room, she walked down the hall and hesitated at Cade's bedroom door.
Retracing her steps, she advanced down the second hallway.
The fire was burning down, though, so she added more wood.
He took a bite of his sandwich and washed it down with coffee.
The snow was coming down in big heavy flakes now.
He was lounging against the kitchen doorway, staring down into his coffee cup.
All you have to do is lay down the ground rules.
He stopped and turned, frowning down at her.
She called to him as he hunkered down beside a rose bush with a few brown leaves clinging to it.
He gazed down the creek, his expression unreadable.
His hand pressed down on her shoulder.
She crossed her legs painfully and stared down at her sandwich.
She stared down at her sandwich, shocked that the thought had crossed her mind.
She unfolded her jacket collar and hunkered down in the saddle, cold and miserable.
So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.
She hugged her arms and hunched down into her jacket, her teeth chattering.
She sat down with a piece of pie and poked at it.