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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.
Snow began to quietly fall.
Bombs fell on the city throughout the night.
I slipped and almost fell down.
We heard the crash of falling trees.
He collapsed and fell to the ground.
The temperature has been falling steadily all day.
The programme was cancelled because of falling audience figures.
Industrial production has fallen by 10%.
Those items fall into the category of luxury goods.
This question falls outside my area of expertise.
Shortly before Christmas she fell ill.
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.
Here the land rises and falls in gentle hills.
In English, the stress in 'Paris' falls on the first syllable.
Why do we fall in love with one person rather than another?
The party is likely to fall short of a parliamentary majority.
This is the British English definition of fall. View American English definition of fall.
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