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Ann’s just fallen downstairs and hurt her back.
I keep falling off my bike.
It’s not unusual for small children to fall out of bed.
A climber fell to his death today.
Snow began to fall.
Bombs fell on the city throughout the night.
Nobody knows what caused the airplane to fall out of the sky.
I slipped and almost fell down.
He fell heavily on his arm and broke it.
We heard the crash of falling trees.
He collapsed and fell to the ground.
Marta fell to her knees and began to pray.
The temperature has been falling steadily all day.
The program was canceled because of falling audience figures.
Inflation in August fell to 3.9%.
Industrial production has fallen by 10%.
If your grades fall below a certain level, you have to go to summer school.
Shortly before Christmas she fell sick.
I climbed into bed and fell into a deep sleep.
The building gradually fell into decay.
Divisions within the ruling party caused the government to fall.
The General fell from power in 1955.
The city is expected to fall within days.
This question falls outside my area of expertise.
Those items fall into the category of luxury goods.
In English, the stress in “Paris” falls on the first syllable.
Here the land rises and falls in gentle hills.
The party is likely to fall short of a parliamentary majority.
At college she fell under the influence of her professor, a noted Marxist.
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