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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 ​itsside: 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)

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fall over

phrasal verb with fall uk   us   /fɔːl/ verb (fell, fallen)
IT if a ​computer or a ​computerprogramfalls over, it suddenly ​stopsworking: If the ​programfalls over on complicated drawings, it is of no use to us professionally.
if a ​businessfalls over, it goes ​bankrupt: Hotels and ​cateringcompanies have been ​falling over at an ​increasingrate lately.
(Definition of fall over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall over”
in Arabic يَقَع أَرْضا…
in Korean 넘어지다…
in Portuguese cair, tombar…
in Catalan caure…
in Japanese 落ちる, つまずく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跌倒,摔倒, 倒塌…
in Turkish yüz üstü ya da yanlamasına düşmek, boylu boyunca yere uzanmak…
in Russian падать, опрокидываться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跌倒,摔倒, 倒塌…
in Italian cadere…
in Polish przewracać się…
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