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English definition of “fall”

fall

verb (UNHAPPY)    /fɔːl/ US  /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
your face/spirits fall If your face falls, you suddenly look unhappy or disappointed , and if your spirits fall, you suddenly feel unhappy or disappointed : His spirits fell when he saw the distance he still had to go. As she read her exam results , her face fell.Disappointing yourself and others Grammar:Fell or felt?Fell is the past simple of the verb fall:
(Definition of fall verb (UNHAPPY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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