The mugger backed down when he saw that Max was carrying a 9mm handgun.
Max broke down in tears when he heard that Mary had been arrested.
John had to learn to become a good mechanic as his car was always breaking down.
Michael Moore is hoping to bring the Bush administration down.
Please don't smoke in bed for you may burn the house down.
Max was so upset that nothing could calm him down.
It?s been hot all day. Finally the temperature is starting to come down a bit.
Snow has been coming down for about 2 hours now.
In politics everything really just comes down to the economy.
Max came down with the flu.
Max came down on Mary for not washing the dishes after dinner.
Max told Mary about the idea. She copied it down and sold it to the highest bidder.
Max decided to cut down his alcohol consumption.
The noise from the party finally died down around four in the morning.
Mary fell down and hurt her left knee.
Max got down on his knees and prayed.
Now that we?ve finished lunch, I am ready to get down to business.
Talking about politics really gets me down.
Did you get everything I said down?
I hope to get to the beach before the sun goes down.