See also: downto
- Next to; near; towards; as far as.
- Go down to the shops.
- Ready to (do something specified).
- With no one/nothing remaining but.
- I'm down to my last few sleeping pills.
- Due to.
- What type of person you become is down to you.
- So I guess the cooking is now down to me.
- 1966, The Rolling Stones, Under My Thumb
- It's down to me, the way she talks when she's spoken to / Down to me, the change has come, she's under my thumb.
- 2005, Stel Pavlou, Decipher:
- The intermittent signal dropout was down to a faulty connection which he'd fixed in seconds.
- 2011 May 16, James Mitchell Crow, “First signs of ozone-hole recovery spotted”, in Nature:
- That difficulty is down to significant natural variations in average Antarctic stratospheric springtime ozone levels from year to year
- Including even the smallest parts.
- We checked everything down to the last/smallest detail.