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on or of lower floors of a building
"the downstairs (or downstair) phone"
downstairs, down the stairs, on a lower floor, belowadverb
on a floor below
"the tenants live downstairs"
Down the stairs; to a lower floor; as, she headed downstairs as soon as she heard the horn.
The wind uplifted her skirt and I caught a glimpse of her downstairs.
living, stepping, or coming down the stairs
A floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies.
down the stairs; to a lower floor
below stairs; as, a downstairs room
Downstairs is an EP by 311, which was recorded in Nick Hexum's basement in 1989, and is considered the band's first recording. It is an independent release without cover art. Almost nothing is known about this collectors item, and an original version of the EP is almost impossible to find. However, a copy of the EP can easily be found circulating in bootleg circles and tape trading communities. The Downstairs EP suffers from guitar so scratchy that the instrument produced an unintended grinding "ringing" sound so high-pitched that it distorted the sound of the tape upon recording. On this EP, "Right Now" is one of the songs most afflicted with the grinding, ringing guitar noise. Owners of original copies of the EP report that the grinding, ringing guitar noise is in fact present on the original source material.
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Rank popularity for the word 'downstairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2293
Rank popularity for the word 'downstairs' in Adverbs Frequency: #317
The numerical value of downstairs in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of downstairs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of downstairs in a Sentence
I heard my other dog downstairs going crazy unlike I’ve ever heard before.
We lived illicitly in this retirement community for six months, which was the worst six months of my life, every time you drove in, you had to check in with a security guard, and we would say we were there to visit Mike’s grandparents. The downstairs neighbors were very nice and gracious and didn’t tattle on us, although they easily could have, and the security guards just rolled their eyes.
One day, [Stephen] came downstairs, i turned around and looked at him, and I said, ‘What have you done?’ He was suddenly looking very slim … he said, ‘I think I lost 8 or 10 pounds.’.
She only had burns on her side because of it, he stayed with her the whole time in the bedroom and wouldn't even come downstairs to get out the door.
I literally was like ‘Yep, snip, snip, snip.’ I’ve got a boy. I’m out. I’m out of here, the best thing about being at home, the best thing was, as soon he’s wrapped up, he’s skin on skin, straight downstairs. TV room. Golf on. This is what we’re doing.
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