come down from


: to move or fall downward from (somewhere or something)
I'd like you to come down from that ledge before you fall down.
: to be passed on from (a former time)
This is a story that has come down from ancient times.
informal : to stop feeling the effect of (an illegal drug) : to stop being high on (a drug)
an addict who is coming down from heroin

Examples of come down from in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The signature John Hancock logo will come down from Fenway Park’s centerfield scoreboard after this season is over. Jon Chesto,, 7 Sep. 2022 Though overseas shipping costs have come down from peak levels, transportation and freight prices remain high, with higher fuel and wages continuing to apply pressure. Bill Stone, Forbes, 10 July 2022 However, Johnson County does not intend to mandate anything more strict than the recommendations that have come down from the state and the CDC, Swearingen said. Holly V. Hays, The Indianapolis Star, 5 Aug. 2021 Earlier talks stalled at the end of August after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to come down from her party's offer of $2.2 trillion in economic aid, and the White House wouldn't budge from its offer of $1.3 trillion. Lance Lambert, Fortune, 24 Sep. 2020 Cases climbed to a high of more than 15,000 new positive results on July 12, but has since come down from the peak. Paola Pérez,, 16 Aug. 2020 While the name of Maciolek has come down from outside the building, the building will be occupied by the next generation of dancers. Daniel Russell, Star Tribune, 9 Aug. 2020 Not only has the economy avoided a recession because of a remarkably solid job market and spending by consumers, hopes are also rising that the Fed may soon stop hiking interest rates as inflation has come down from its peak last summer. Stan Choe, ajc, 8 June 2023 Airfares have come down from their summer surges, Farrell said. Rachel Siegel, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2022 See More

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“Come down from.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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