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fall over

phrasal verb with fall
 
 
/fɔːl/ verb [I] ( past tense fell, past participle fallen)
B1 If someone or something falls over, they fall to the ground or onto their side: Be careful! You're going to fall over! The fence fell over in the wind. Falling and droppingMoving downwards
Translations of “fall over”
in Korean 넘어지다…
in Arabic يَقَع أَرْضا…
in Portuguese cair, tombar…
in Catalan caure…
in Japanese 落ちる, つまずく…
in Italian cadere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跌倒,摔倒, 倒塌…
in Russian падать, опрокидываться…
in Turkish yüz üstü ya da yanlamasına düşmek, boylu boyunca yere uzanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跌倒,摔倒, 倒塌…
in Polish przewracać się…
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