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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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downstairsdown‧stairs1 /ˌdaʊnˈsteəz◂ $ -ˈsterz/ ●●● S2 adverb  DHHtowards or on a lower floor of a building, especially a house opp upstairs Rosie ran downstairs to answer the door. Charles was downstairs in the kitchen.downstairs adjective a downstairs bathroom
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downstairsThe washing machine is downstairs.He doesn't want to call Paul up from downstairs.Her head throbbed in rhythm with her bruises, yet she'd hardly noticed any of it downstairs.Lois shook her head and whispered for Petey to go back downstairs.The long silences were often broken by the roar of bus engines and rumble of bus announcements downstairs.He ran downstairs and saw the storeroom was on fire.Some one coming would ring downstairs, or, more likely, call first.Then she goes back to sleep while I go downstairs to face the psycho killer who broke in.He dressed and went downstairs with her.
downstairsdown·stairs2 noun   the downstairs
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