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fall back on sth

verb uk phrasal verb with fall   /fɔːl/ us    /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
C2 to use something, especially a form of financial support, when other things have failed: When the business failed, we had to fall back on our savings. If I lose my job, I'll have nothing to fall back on.
Translations of “fall back on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 借助於, 依賴,依靠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 借助于, 依赖,依靠…
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