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  • 1 fall — I. v. n. 1. Drop, descend, sink, drop down. 2. Be prostrated, fall down. 3. Sink, be lowered, be depressed. 4. Decrease, decline, be diminished, become less, die away. 5. Sin, err, transgress, lapse, trip, trespass, commit a fault, do amiss, go… …

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  • 2 fall — [fôl] vi. fell, fallen, falling [ME fallen < OE feallan, to fall, akin to Ger fallen < IE base * phol , to fall > Lith púolu, to fall] I to come down by the force of gravity; drop; descend 1. to come down because detached, pushed,… …

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  • 3 fall-off — fallˈ off noun A decrease • • • Main Entry: ↑fall * * * fall off UK US noun [singular] a reduction in the amount or level of something a fall off in sales Thesaurus: rates of decrease and the process of decreasingsynonym …

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  • 4 fall-off — also .falling off BrE n [singular] a decrease in the level, amount, or number of something = ↑fall ≠ ↑rise fall off in ▪ a fall off in profits …

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  • 5 fall-off — fall ,off noun singular a reduction in the amount or level of something: a fall off in sales …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 fall short of something — fall short (of (something)) to not reach an amount or standard. Earnings from the farmer s market fell short of what we had expected. Your behavior the other night fell short …

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  • 7 fall short of — fall short (of (something)) to not reach an amount or standard. Earnings from the farmer s market fell short of what we had expected. Your behavior the other night fell short …

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  • 8 fall short — (of (something)) to not reach an amount or standard. Earnings from the farmer s market fell short of what we had expected. Your behavior the other night fell short …

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  • 9 fall — 1 verb, past tense fell past participle fallen 1 MOVE DOWNWARDS (I) to move downwards from a higher position to a lower position: The rain had started falling again. (+out of/from/on): Wyatt fell from a second floor window. (+down): I m always… …

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  • 10 fall — fall1 [ fɔl ] (past tense fell [ fel ] ; past participle fall|en [ fɔlən ] ) verb intransitive *** ▸ 1 move downward quickly ▸ 2 become lower in amount ▸ 3 change to another state ▸ 4 lose power/control ▸ 5 hang down ▸ 6 belong to group/activity… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 fall — fall1 W1S1 [fo:l US fo:l] v past tense fell [fel] past participle fallen [ˈfo:lən US ˈfo:l ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move downwards)¦ 2¦(stop standing/walking etc)¦ 3¦(decrease)¦ 4¦(become)¦ 5¦(belong to a group)¦ 6 fall short of something 7 fall victim/prey… …

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  • 12 fall — ▪ I. fall fall 1 [fɔːl ǁ fɒːl] verb fell PASTTENSE [fel] fallen PASTPART [ˈfɔːlən ǁ ˈfɒː ] 1. [intransitive] to go down to a lower price, level, amount etc: • Sales of new passenger cars in Europe fell 9.6% …

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  • 13 fall*/*/*/ — [fɔːl] (past tense fell [fel] ; past participle fallen [ˈfɔːlən] ) verb I 1) to move quickly downwards from a higher position by accident I keep falling off my bike.[/ex] It s not unusual for small children to fall out of bed.[/ex] 2) to go… …

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  • 14 fall — /fawl/, v., fell, fallen, falling, n. v.i. 1. to drop or descend under the force of gravity, as to a lower place through loss or lack of support. 2. to come or drop down suddenly to a lower position, esp. to leave a standing or erect position… …

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  • 15 fall — [[t]fɔ͟ːl[/t]] ♦ falls, falling, fell, fallen 1) VERB If someone or something falls, they move quickly downwards onto or towards the ground, by accident or because of a natural force. [V prep] Her father fell into the sea after a massive heart… …

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  • 16 fall */*/*/ — I UK [fɔːl] / US [fɔl] verb [intransitive] Word forms fall : present tense I/you/we/they fall he/she/it falls present participle falling past tense fell UK [fel] / US past participle fallen UK [ˈfɔːlən] / US [ˈfɔlən] 1) to move quickly downwards… …

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  • 17 fall — [c]/fɔl / (say fawl) verb (fell, fallen, falling) –verb (i) 1. to descend from a higher to a lower place or position through loss or lack of support; drop. 2. to come down suddenly from a standing or erect position: to fall on one s knees. 3. to… …

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  • 18 fall — [[t]fɔl[/t]] v. fell, fall•en, fall•ing, n. 1) to drop or descend under the force of gravity, as to a lower place through loss or lack of support 2) to come or drop down suddenly to a lower position, esp. to leave a standing or erect position… …

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  • 19 fall off — verb 1. come off (Freq. 1) This button had fallen off • Hypernyms: ↑detach, ↑come off, ↑come away • Verb Frames: Something s 2. fall heavily or suddenly; …

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  • 20 Fall River, Massachusetts — Infobox Settlement official name = Fall River, Massachusetts imagesize = image caption = Downtown Fall River nickname = The Scholarship City motto = We ll Try image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location in Bristol County in Massachusetts… …

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