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fall

Definitions by Oxford


[fɔːl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- move from a higher to a lower level, typically rapidly and without control
(e.g: five inches of snow fell through the night)

- (of a person) lose one's balance and collapse
(e.g: he stumbled, tripped, and fell)

- decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
(e.g: imports fell by 12 per cent)

- be captured or defeated
(e.g: the besieged city fell after three months)

- pass into a specified state, situation, or position
(e.g: she fell pregnant)


Phrases:
- be riding for a fall
- fall foul of
- fall in line
- fall into place
- fall off a cliff
- fall short
- fall to pieces
- take the fall

Origin:
Old English fallan, feallan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vallen and German fallen; the noun is partly from the verb, partly from Old Norse fall ‘downfall, sin’


[fɔːl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of falling or collapsing
(e.g: his mother had a fall as she alighted from a train)

- a thing which falls or has fallen
(e.g: in October came the first fall of snow)

- a decrease in size, number, rate, or level
(e.g: a big fall in unemployment)

- a defeat or downfall
(e.g: the fall of the Roman Empire)

- autumn
(e.g: that fall Roosevelt was elected to his first term)

- a flock of woodcock
(e.g: there is a fall of woodcock in the round wood above the dell)


Phrases:
- be riding for a fall
- fall foul of
- fall in line
- fall into place
- fall off a cliff
- fall short
- fall to pieces
- take the fall

Origin:







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