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Remain down   /rɪmˈeɪn daʊn/   Listen
Remain down

verb
1.
Be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten.  Synonym: take the count.






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"Remain down" Quotes from Famous Books



... it did," said Silverbridge. They didn't think that he was going to remain down there talking politics to an old humbug like Sir Timothy when the sun, and moon, and all the stars had gone up into the drawing-room! For at that moment Isabel was making ...
— The Duke's Children • Anthony Trollope

... Mr. W—— of what took place on board of the lighter while the bell was down. It was a long time, he said, before anything was suspected to be wrong, as the men often remain down for an hour without a single signal coming from them. The difficulty of working the air-pumps first roused their suspicions; and when they found that the bell would not respond to the action of the crane, they knew at once that it had got fixed among some part of the wreck. I need ...
— Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume III • Various



Words linked to "Remain down" :   fisticuffs, take the count, lose, pugilism, boxing



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