tread down

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Verb1.tread down - walk on and flattentread down - walk on and flatten; "tramp down the grass"; "trample the flowers"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
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But care and suffering (and those have changed her) are devils, sir--secret, stealthy, undermining devils-- who tread down the brightest flowers in Eden, and do more havoc in a month than Time does in a year.
With a stronghold in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, the organisation is one of the oldest and renowned insurance brokers in the country that continues to tread down a path of success with innovation.
From far and wide, this human tide, tread down the Great North Road.
However, Carl was unaffected by these comments and decided to tread down the path he had chosen.
The Brazilian-born Spain striker faces a potential three-game ban after he appeared to tread down on the 21-year-old German early in the first half of their League Cup semi-final, second leg at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.
We should not allow to tread down what we have accomplished," Otunbaeva said.
However, it didn't take long for the New Zealand captain to tread down the same troubled path as former league headliners.
AS I walk through the field, The grass is knee high, The droning of the bees, Fills the balmy air, Scattered here and there, The bright wildflowers, Turn their heads up, Towards the blue sky, Here I can find peace, But somewhere over there, The streets are strewn with blood, With many buildings flattened, By the fanatics' bomb, And many of the children, Will hate and never love, They have never known peace, How twisted is man's soul, With hatred and mistrust, As they do daily battle, And never count the cost, They scorch up the grass, And tread down the flowers, The grass is their life, The flowers their love Will tomorrow bring peace?
Now tread down the path areas, cover with black sheeting to deter weeds and put a generous amount of gravel, coconut bark or wood chippings on top.
At dusk, however, they tread down a set of stairs in Giguere's Gym in Cherry Valley and change into their proper attire.