fall down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fall down” in the English Dictionary

"fall down" in British English

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fall down

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)

fall down (FALL)

B1 to ​fall to the ​ground: Our ​appletreefell down in the ​storm. He ​stumbled and ​fell down. If a ​building is ​falling down, it is in a very ​badcondition and there is a ​risk that it will ​break into ​pieces and ​drop to the ​ground: Many ​buildings in the ​oldpart of the ​city are ​falling down.
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fall down (FAIL)

UK to ​fail: Where do you ​think the ​planfalls down?
(Definition of fall down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall down”
in Arabic يَسقُط, يَنهار…
in Korean 쓰러지다…
in Portuguese desmoronar…
in Catalan caure, enfonsar-se…
in Japanese 倒れる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒下, 倒下,倒地, (建筑物)坍塌,垮掉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒下, 倒下,倒地, (建築物)倒塌,垮掉…
in Italian cadere…
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