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English definition of “fall down on sth”

fall down on sth

phrasal verb with fall     /fɔːl/ US  /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
to not be good at something in comparison with another thing: I'm quite good at speaking Chinese, but I fall down on the written work.Failing and doing badly
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