-The campers took down their tent and packed it in the car. = desmontar
-The policeman took down his name and address and told him not to leave town. = anotar
-Frank was a bit pompous at first, but the new teacher took him down a notch. No último caso é uma expressão "take someone down a notch" que significa "fazer alguém baixar a bola", "colocar alguém no seu devido lugar"