Learn useful phrasal verbs with FALL in English.
List of Phrasal Verbs with FALL.
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- 1 Fall about
- 2 Fall apart
- 3 Fall apart
- 4 Fall away
- 5 Fall behind
- 6 Fall behind
- 7 Fall down
- 8 Fall down
- 9 Fall for
- 10 Fall for
- 11 Fall in
- 12 Fall in
- 13 Fall in with
- 14 Fall in with
- 15 Fall into
- 16 Fall into
- 17 Fall into
- 18 Fall off
- 19 Fall off
- 20 Fall on
- 21 Fall on
- 22 Fall on
- 23 Fall out
- 24 Fall out
- 25 Fall out
- 26 Fall through
- 27 Fall under
- 28 Fall upon
- Meaning: Laugh so much that one’s entire body moves somewhat uncontrollably
- Example: Every time he performed the trick people would fall about laughing.
- Meaning: Disintegrate
- Example: My old briefcase is falling apart. I’ll have to buy a new one.
- Meaning: Be emotionally in crisis
- Example: As a result of being addicted to heroin, she was falling apart.
- Meaning: Cease to support a person or cause
- Example: After the divorce, all his friends fell away one by one.
- Meaning: Be late (for a regular event)
- Example: You’re falling behind with the rent.
- Meaning: Be progressively below average in performance
- Example: It’s not like John to fall behind in maths.
- Meaning: Fall to the ground, to collapse
- Example: The beams supporting the roof had rotted, causing the entire house to fall down.
Useful phrasal verbs with FALL | Image 1.
- Meaning: Fail
- Example: That is where your reasoning falls down.
- Meaning: Be fooled; to walk into a trap or respond to a scam or trick
- Example: I can’t believe how many people still fall for the coin glued to the sidewalk.
- Meaning: Fall in love with someone
- Example: He really fell for the attractive waitress at his favorite restaurant.
- Meaning: Collapse inwards
- Example: The heavy rain caused the roof to fall in.
- Meaning: Come to an end; to terminate; to lapse
- Example: On the death of Mr. B., the annuity, which he had so long received, fell in.
Fall in with
- Meaning: Join (a group of people)
- Example: He has fallen in with a bad lot.
Fall in with
- Meaning: Accept
- Example: It seemed like a good idea, so we fell in with it.
- Meaning: Go into something by falling
- Example: The cat might fall into the pool if you’re not careful.
- Meaning: Enter something without having planned it
- Example: Most of us didn’t plan to be designers; we just fell into the job.
- Meaning: Be classified as; to fall under
- Example: That falls into three categories.
- Meaning: Become detached or to drop from
- Example: A button fell off my coat.
- Meaning: Diminish in size, value etc.
- Example: Business always falls off in the winter.
- Meaning: Experience; to suffer; to fall upon
- Example: With the rise of the Internet, some media fell on hard times.
Useful phrasal verbs with FALL | Image 2.
- Meaning: Be assigned to; to acquire a new responsibility, duty or burden
- Example: This decision is important, and it falls on you to make it.
- Meaning: Occur on a particular day
- Example: The first day of spring this year will fall on a Tuesday.
- Meaning: Come out of something by falling
- Example: I opened the cupboard and a can fell out onto my foot.
- Meaning: Cease to be on friendly terms
- Example: Dave and I fell out after a long argument.
- Meaning: Leave one’s current location to report for duty at a new location
- Example: The company fell out for an artillery drill.
- Meaning: Be unsuccessful, abort, come to nothing/naught; to be cancelled; not to proceed
- Example: Their plans to go hiking Saturday fell through because it rained.
- Meaning: Belong to for purposes of categorization
- Example: The botany handbooks in the library fall under Plant Biology.
- Meaning: Fall on; to experience; to suffer
- Example: With the rise of the Internet, some media fell upon hard times.