downstairs


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downstairs

The lower floor or floors of a dwelling.
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"Tom," she said, when they were out of their father's room together, "we must try to make father understand a little of what has happened before he goes downstairs. But we must get my mother away.
The dog hurried downstairs and dragged up every sail he could find.
"I want to move Anna downstairs, but we must hang up blinds.
Peepy (so self-named) was the unfortunate child who had fallen downstairs, who now interrupted the correspondence by presenting himself, with a strip of plaster on his forehead, to exhibit his wounded knees, in which Ada and I did not know which to pity most-- the bruises or the dirt.
He sent the servant downstairs again, and, resuming his chair, waited confidently for results.
I dare say I shan't tumble downstairs; and, if I do, there's the porter in the hall to pick me up again.
"Humpy-Dumpy fell downstairs, and yet he married the princess!
They could not find anything, but once they heard a door bang and somebody scuttered downstairs.
Poyser's coming downstairs happened in the early part of February, when some mild weather thawed the last patch of snow on the Binton Hills.
He's in an awful state downstairs. I wish you'd have another talk with him.
'Let me lead you downstairs,' said the ever-gallant Mr.
We got front seats, and while the train moved along about fifty yards on level ground, I was not the least frightened; but now it started abruptly downstairs, and I caught my breath.