Translation of "fall" - English-Polish dictionary

fall

verb [ I ] uk us /fɔːl/ (past tense fell, past participle fallen)
MOVE DOWN

A2 to move down towards the ground

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

B1 to suddenly go down and hit the ground without intending to

spadać, upadać
She fell off her bike and broke her arm.
BECOME LESS

B1 to become less in number or amount

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

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

podupadać
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 ill/become quiet, etc

zasnąć/zachorować/zamilknąć itp.
I fell asleep on the sofa watching TV.
darkness/night falls literary

used to say that it is becoming dark

zapada zmierzch/noc
LOSE POWER

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

upadać
In 1453 the city fell to the Turks.

(Translation of “fall verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)