climb down

climb down(
klaym
 
daun
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to descend)
a. bajar
The cat had got to the top of the tree, and found it couldn't climb down.El gato había llegado a la copa del árbol y descubrió que no podía bajar.
b. bajarse
The boy retrieved his bags and climbed down from the truck.El chico recuperó sus bultos y se bajó de la camioneta.
c. descender
Will's rescuers climbed down to the bottom of the ravine to get to him.Los salvadores de Will descendieron al fondo del barranco para llegar a él.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to retract one's position) (United Kingdom)
a. dar marcha atrás
In the face of public outrage, the government has been forced to climb down on its plan to deport the children.Frente a la indignación pública, el gobierno se vio obligado a dar marcha atrás en su plan de deportar a los niños.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
3. (to descend)
a. bajar
You have to climb down a steep path to get to the beach.Para llegar a la playa, hay que bajar por un sendero empinado.
b. descender
The koala was climbing down the tree with its baby on its back.El koala descendió del árbol con su cría a cuestas.
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climb down
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (descend)
a. bajar por
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (descend)
a. descender, bajar
3. (fig)
a. echarse atrás, dar marcha atrás (in argument, conflict)
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climb down
intransitive verb
[+tree etc] bajar
to climb down a cliff bajar por un precipicio
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+person] (from tree etc) bajar
2 rendirse; (retract statement etc) desdecirse; retractarse
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