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Adjective
That falls or fall
Verb
Present participle for to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
“She would inadvertently fall on the runway after her stiletto heel gave way.”
Verb
Present participle for to physically move from a higher to a lower level
“She threw his clothes out of the window, and he helplessly watched them fall to the ground outside.”
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Present participle for decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
“Our profits would continue to fall due to the regression in the quality of our products.”
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Present participle for to occur or take place
“Night would fall, and the cover of darkness would be our ally.”
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Present participle for to pass into a specified state, situation, or position
“Rabbits are delicate animals that can fall ill due to stress.”
Verb
Present participle for to morally go astray
“Even the saintliest among us can fall when faced with temptation.”
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Present participle for to surrender to, or to be conquered by
“Many of us believed that the city would fall to us within a day, but there are still some rebels to be dealt with.”
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Present participle for to become weaker or worse
“Due to the emergence of new competitors, our market share would continue to fall with each passing month.”
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Present participle for to be badly wounded or killed
“In Tyrion's second trial by combat, Oberyn was confident of victory, but would ultimately fall at the hands of the big oaf Gregor.”
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Present participle for to ebb or recede
“As time passed, the river would begin to fall.”
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Present participle for to cause (something) to descend to the ground
“You can fall a tree by notching it in the spot that you want it to fall in the direction of.”
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