come down from a higher place, e.g. by losing balance or as a result of gravity
come down from a standing position to a lying position
come or go to a lower level or point
come to the ground; (of a city etc.) be captured; be defeated
lose power or a high position
become; pass into
(of the face) take on a look of sadness, disappointment, shame, etc., especially suddenly
give way to wrong-doing; be pregnant
come or happen, as if by descending; hang loosely; be spoken; belong to a particular area of activity, responsibility, etc.
an act of falling
sth that has fallen
a decrease in quantity, price, demand, degree, etc.
the distance through which anything falls
the defeat or loss of power of a city, state, government, etc.
a change from a life of goodness, honesty, etc. to one of immorality
a place where a river makes a sudden deep over; waterfall
"in the fall of 1973"
"he had a nasty spill on the ice"
"women have been blamed ever since the Fall"
"a fall from virtue"
"the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
"the rise and fall of the tides"
"they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
"he loved the twilight"
"they finished before the fall of night"
"it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
"a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"
"there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"
"a dip in prices"
"when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
"The branch fell from the tree"
"The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
"The temperature is going down"
"The barometer is falling"
"The curtain fell on the diva"
"Her hand went up and then fell again"
"fall into a trap"
"She fell ill"
"They fell out of favor"
"Fall in love"
"fall prey to an imposter"
"fall into a strange way of thinking"
"she fell to pieces after she lost her work"
"fall into a category"
"This comes under a new heading"
"rain, snow and sleet were falling"
"Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
"We must stand or fall"
"fall by the wayside"
"Many soldiers fell at Verdun"
"Several deer have fallen to the same gun"
"The shooting victim fell dead"
"Light fell on her face"
"The sun shone on the fields"
"The light struck the golden necklace"
"A strange sound struck my ears"
"The cities fell to the enemy"
"Christmas falls on a Monday this year"
"The accent falls on the first syllable"
"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"
"The cabin pressure fell dramatically"
"her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"
"his voice fell to a whisper"
"Adam and Eve fell"
"The government fell overnight"
"The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
"The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team"
"The onus fell on us"
"The pressure to succeed fell on the youngest student"
"The line of men fall forward"
"payments fall on the 1st of the month"
"a fallen woman"
"The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
"The house accrued to the oldest son"
"The task fell to me"
"It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
"The estate fell to my sister"
"The land returned to the family"
"The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
"The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
"The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"
"Her hair fell across her forehead"
"She fell back in her chair"
"He fell to his knees"
"This dress hangs well"
"Her long black hair flowed down her back"
"Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"
"his crest fell"
"his eyes fell"
"silly phrases fell from her mouth"
"The lambs fell in the afternoon"
"The prisoners fell to work right away"
"Grief fell from our hearts"
One of them, by a fall from the Parapet.., was killed.
出自： F. Smith
I unhooked my gold dress and let it fall..round my feet.
出自： M. Keane
The curtain fell for the interval.
出自： S. Brett
Few people knew that the popular clown who had been making people fall about with laughter was lonely in heart.
They fell about when Sir. Harold slipped on the banana skin.
当哈罗德爵士踏到香蕉皮而滑了一跤时,他们大笑不止。 fall about v-ing
They fell about laughing when they heard his funny voice.
Just the sight of the clown is enough to make you fall about laughing.
I happened to fall across her the next day in the park.
Because of a renegade's betrayal, she fell among enemies.
Feudalism was falling apart.
The crowd surrounding the hurt boy fell back when the ambulance came.
Badly beaten, the intruders fell back in disorder.
遭到惨败之后,入侵者溃退了。 fall back to sth
Our attack was so vigorous that the enemy had to fall back to the river bank.
If Mr. Jones can't find a job as a teacher, he can fall back on his skill as a printer.
Doctors sometimes fall back on old cures.
At least we can fall back on candles if the electricity fails.
The enemy fell back on the second line of defence.
Little Tom was always falling behind when we went up the hill.
Production has fallen behind in the last few months.
前几个月产量下降了。 fall behind in sth
Several of the runners fell behind in the race.
The horse fell behind in the race.
He didn't want to fall behind in his studies.
Andrew fell behind in his studies and failed the course.
John fell behind in his studies and finally had to leave school.
If you don't come to class regularly, you will fall behind in your studies.
如果你经常不来上课,学习成绩就会落在别人后面。 fall behind
If your payments of rent fall behind, you will be asked to leave.
If you fell behind in your payments, the finance company may seize your car.
假如你不能按时付款,信贷公司就可能扣你的车。 fall behind with sth
She's very worried about falling behind with the rent.
她为拖欠租金而不安。 fall behind
The work of this class has been falling behind recently.
The roof of the new tunnel hasn't been properly supported, it shows signs of falling in.
The tree fell in a crash.
The roof of the burning house fell in with a crash.
着火房子的屋顶哗啦一声塌下来。 fall in
Fall in, men!
As the bugle sounded we ran to the sports ground and fell in.
号一响,我们就跑到运动场集合站队。 fall sb ⇔ in
Platoon sergeants fell their men in on the barrack square.
排长们在营房广场整理队伍。 fall in
He made a new suggestion and I fell in immediately.
那些男孩子玩的时候有时会争吵起来。 fall out with sb
The young couple next door seem to have fallen out with each other.
隔壁那对小夫妻好像吵过架了。 fall out
Everything fell out as we had hoped.
It fell out that Group One won the 400-meter relay race.
结果第一组得了400米接力赛第一名。 fall out
Fall out, men!
After we had gone a few miles, one of us fell out as a result of a sprained ankle.
As a language grows, new words are introduced and many words fall out of use.
A hush fell over the onlookers.
旁观者们突然静了下来。 fall over sth
He fell over a rock in his path.
When a man is drunk, he often falls over his own feet.
一个人喝醉了酒,常会绊倒自己。 fall over sb/oneself to-v
Mother fell over herself to get the party ready.
The children fell over each other to take the parcel from the postman.
孩子们争先恐后地从邮递员那儿把包裹拿过来。 fall over sth
The ball fell over the line.
All the girls fell over backwards to get the party ready.
The deal fell through at the last minute.
Our holiday plans fell through because of transport strikes.
The hungry boy fell to before everyone sat down.
When the meal was served, we fell to with a good appetite.
After grace had been said they all fell to, and made a hearty meal.
Finally the Second International fell to pieces.
最后第二国际解散了。 fall sth to sth
The baby is sleeping, so they fall their voice to a whisper.
那婴儿在睡觉,所以他们把声音降成了耳语。 fall to sth
The tiger fell to the hunter's gun.
那只老虎倒在了猎人的枪口下。 fall sb to sth
The little girl fell victim to a bomb in a fascist air raid.
那个小女孩在一次法西斯空袭中成了一枚炸弹的牺牲者。 fall to sb/sth
Her look fell to the clock.
The force of Gravity makes things fall to earth.
The property will fall to the eldest son.
It falls to me to finish the work.
At last, it fell to me to break the bad news to her.
最后,只能由我把这个不幸的消息委婉地告诉她。 fall to sth/v-ing
All through the competition, good players were falling to the new young tennis star.
He fell to thinking about the early days and his lost friends.
误 He lost his balance and falled to the ground.
正 He lost his balance and fell to the ground.
析 fall的过去式、过去分词分别是fell, fallen,而不是falled。
误 She fell unconsciously on the floor.
正 She fell unconscious on the floor.
误 How long have you fallen ill?
正 How long have you been ill?
析 fall是瞬间动词,不能与表示一段时间的状语连用。本句可改用表示延续性的动词be,也可改为it is...since...句型。
误 The setting sun was falling into the great river.
正 The setting sun was sinking into the great river.
析 fall into的意思是“落入”“掉进”,指突然或瞬间的动作,不用于进行时态。
误 You'll fall down on the stairs if you're not careful!
正 You'll fall down the stairs if you're not careful!
析 fall down the stairs就是“跌下楼梯”的意思, down是介词,其后不用on。
误 The baby fell off from its high-chair.
正 The baby fell from its high-chair.
正 The baby fell off its high-chair.
析 表示“从…跌落”时可以用fall from或fall off,在这里不能将from和off并列使用。
误 Suddenly the soldier fell with his knees to surrender.
正 Suddenly the soldier fell on his knees to surrender.
析 “跪下”可译为fall on one's knees; “侧身倒下”可译为fall down on one's side。
误 Leaves turn yellow in fall.
正 Leaves turn yellow in the fall.