get down

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To duck or take cover, usually to avoid harm. Commonly used as a caution or warning in the imperative.
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With bullets flying, all I could do was get down and pray.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'get down':

get downTo bring or come down; descend.
get downTo concentrate; attend.
get downTo depress; discourage; fatigue.
get downTo swallow.
get downTo relax and enjoy oneself completely; be uninhibited in one's enjoyment.
get downTo dance with abandon.
get downTo leave the table after dining.
get downTo record in writing.
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