roll down

phrasal verb

rolled down; rolling down; rolls down
: to move (something) down especially by turning a handle
She rolled down the car window.
: to unfold the edge of (something, such as a shirt sleeve or pants leg) to make it longer
He rolled down his sleeves.

Examples of roll down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wilson pulled up, rolled down his window, and shot at the victim’s vehicle before fleeing, according to police. Olivia Lloyd, Charlotte Observer, 7 May 2024 The cover fuses country-rock with California rap as Hardy lays out the itinerary for his night with the boys: roll down the street smoking indo, shoot some deer with the bullets filling up his pockets, and throw back some G&Js. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 19 Apr. 2024 Just note that this bag rolls down for storage in a mesh compression sack instead of folding down into a carry pouch. Katherine Alex Beaven, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2024 The bouncers locked the doors and rolled down a garage door-style window opening. The Enquirer, 17 Mar. 2024 There are grips around the top to stop it from rolling down, and the material is very nice. Malia Griggs, Glamour, 25 Mar. 2024 As the driver rolls down the street, two workers take turns wheeling carts to the back of the truck, where they are encouraged to use a mechanical tipper to dump the contents of the carts into the hopper. Mike Hendricks, Kansas City Star, 22 Mar. 2024 As those all-white krewes rolled down the main streets of the parade routes, the real Mardi Gras was taking place in the backstreets of the surrounding Black neighborhoods. Cierra Chenier, Essence, 12 Feb. 2024 After the Fiat rolls down the Spanish Steps like a toddler on a knoll, their places are reversed. Wesley Morris, New York Times, 18 Feb. 2024

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“Roll down.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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