get down


  • lower (one's body) as by kneeling;
  • move something or somebody to a lower position;
  • alight from (a horse)
  • pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking;
  • lower someone's spirits; make downhearted;
  • put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
  • take the first step or steps in carrying out an action;
    • "Let's get down to work now"