down the stairs


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Synonyms for down the stairs

on a floor below

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Still looking at Mirabel, he pointed down the stairs once more.
Ye may jist say, though (for it's God's thruth), that afore I left hould of the flipper of the spalpeen (which was not till afther her leddyship's futman had kicked us both down the stairs, I giv'd it such a nate little broth of a squaze as made it all up into raspberry jam.
As he went down the stairs, he even stopped short, two or three times, as though suddenly struck by some thought.
After which amazing speech, Nancy sprang to her feet, dashed out of the room, and went clattering down the stairs.
Granet was conducted almost stealthily down the stairs and into the avenue.
I jumped up in a hurry without waiting for a lantern, and in the darkness I fell against something, which tumbled headlong down the stairs and never stopped till it reached the bottom.
Suppose we escape down the stairs, too," suggested the boy.
Just then I heard somebody coming down the stairs, back behind me.
On the exclamation of the doctor and the cry of the father, the servants all fled with muttered imprecations; they were heard running down the stairs and through the long passages, then there was a rush in the court, afterwards all was still; they had, one and all, deserted the accursed house.
Wild- eyed, choking clerks stampeded through the passages full of smoke, silk hats and elderly business men could be seen rolling independently down the stairs.
The child then took him by the hand, and they trod lightly and cautiously down the stairs, trembling whenever a board creaked, and often stopping to listen.
So, suiting the action to the word, D'Artagnan thrust the remnant of his sword into its scabbard, picked up his hat and ran down the stairs, followed by the others.
They topple over half the time and if we come up or down the stairs in the dark we fall over them.
With a whirl of skirts and with the brilliant sparkle still in her eyes, she fluttered out the door and down the stairs to the street.
Then, from somewhere above him, coming down the stairs, he heard the rustle of a woman's gown.