BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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get down

How to sign: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
"We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now";

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Similiar / Same: begin, start out, start, set out, commence, set about, get

Within this category: recommence, strike out, fall, jump off, get to, auspicate, attack, break in, plunge, come on, embark, get cracking

get down

How to sign: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
"Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!";

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Similiar / Same: swallow

Categories: consume, ingest, take in, take, have

Within this category: bolt

get down

How to sign: move something or somebody to a lower position
"take down the vase from the shelf";

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Similiar / Same: lower, take down, let down, bring down

Categories: move, displace

Within this category: reef, depress, dip, incline

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