Bedeutung von "fall back on sb/sth" - als Fremdsprache

fall back on sb/sth

phrasal verb with fall uk us /fɔːl/ verb [ I ] (past tense fell, past participle fallen)

to use someone or something when other things have failed, or when there are no other choices:

We've been saving up the past few years, to have something to fall back on.

(Definition von "fall back on sb/sth" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)