reach down

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vi (clothes, curtains, hair etc)herunterreichen (to bis); (person)hinuntergreifen or -langen (inf)(for nach)
vt sepherunterreichen
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Each time I woke I missed my coverlet, and had to reach down to the floor and get it again.
Wait here until I reach down for you from above," he said to Abdul.
David dared not do otherwise than reach down the glass jar and give Jacob a handful.
It seemed very hard to reach down far enough to just touch the floor, as Sylvie led me through the study.
Most of us who turn to any subject with love remember some morning or evening hour when we got on a high stool to reach down an untried volume, or sat with parted lips listening to a new talker, or for very lack of books began to listen to the voices within, as the first traceable beginning of our love.
Already dim figures of the workers moved in the biting dawn and the masted forms of ships were coming out dimly, as far as the eye could reach down the old harbour.
But at this notion Dame Perronnette lamented and cried in such a manner, and so implored the old nobleman, with tears in her eyes, that he promised her to obtain a ladder long enough to reach down, while she went in search of some stout-hearted youth, whom she was to persuade that a jewel had fallen into the well, and that this jewel was wrapped in a paper.
El Fasher 30 (SUNA) Antinov aircraft (belonging to the armed forces has deviated this morning at El Fasher International Air portduring landing due to technical failure, Eye witnesses told (SUNA), Sunday, that the plane had veered off during landing and reach down to the mid-runway airport without loss of life .
THE RUSSIANS are digging through land to reach down just below the earth's crust to the mantle and expect to dig from six to nine miles down within three to five years.
This small footprint makes it easier for the arm to reach down below its own base, providing improved access and enabling smaller production cells and more efficient use of floor space.
When asked if there is a risk of hard landing in China, Li said he didn't think the economy will rapidly reach down in growth rate in the next two years.
He was like a leopard stretched out along a low-lying tree limb, lazily ready to reach down for anything that took his fancy," she added.