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Ann's just fallen downstairs and hurt her back.
I keep falling off my bike.
A climber fell to his death today.
The temperature has been falling steadily all day.
The programme was cancelled because of falling audience figures.
Industrial production has fallen by 10%.
Shortly before Christmas she fell ill.
I climbed into bed and fell into a deep sleep.
The building gradually fell into decay.
The city is expected to fall within days.
This is the British English definition of fall. View American English definition of fall.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has a positive electrical charge
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