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"fall over" in British English

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fall over

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/  us   /fɑːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
B1 If someone falls over, they fall to the ground: She tripped and fell over.
B1 If something falls over, it falls onto its side: If you make the cake too high, it'll fall over.

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(Definition of fall over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fall over" in Business English

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fall over

phrasal verb with fall uk   us   /fɔːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
IT if a computer or a computer program falls over, it suddenly stops working: If the program falls over on complicated drawings, it is of no use to us professionally.
if a business falls over, it goes bankrupt: Hotels and catering companies have been falling over at an increasing rate lately.
(Definition of fall over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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