Bedeutung von “fall” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I ] us uk /fɔːl/ past tense fell, past participle fallen
Extra Examples
A tile fell off the roof, narrowly missing my head.The snow fell silently all around them.The suitcase snapped open and everything fell out.The table tipped and all the drinks fell on the floor.The vase fell on the floor and broke.

A2 to move down towards the ground:

Huge drops of rain were falling from the sky.
By winter, all the leaves had fallen off the trees.

A2 to suddenly go down and hit the ground without intending to:

She fell off her bike and broke her arm.

B1 to become less in number or amount:

Housing prices have fallen by 15% since last year.
Temperatures are expected to fall from 15°C to 9°C.

to become worse, or start to be in a bad situation or condition:

Education standards are continuing to fall.
Empty for 30 years, the building had fallen into ruin (= become very damaged).
fall asleep/ill/still, etc

B1 to start to sleep/become sick/become quiet, etc:

I fell asleep on the sofa watching TV.
darkness/night falls literary

used to say that it is becoming dark


to lose power and start to be controlled by a different leader:

In 1453 the city fell to the Turks.

(Definition von “fall verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)