Traducción de "fall" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


verb uk /fɔːl/ us /fɔl/ past tense fell, past participle fallen

A2 to go down suddenly and hit the ground

She fell off her bike.

A2 to move down towards the ground

Huge snowflakes were falling from the sky.

B1 to become less in number or amount

House prices have fallen by 15 percent this year.
noun uk /fɔːl/ us /fɔl/

US also UK/US autumn the season of the year between summer and winter, when leaves fall from the trees


B1 a situation in which the number or amount of something becomes smaller

There’s been a sharp fall in prices.

a drop from a higher level to a lower level

He was injured in a fall from a ladder.
a heavy fall of snow

US UK autumn the season of the year between summer and winter, when leaves fall from the trees


(Traducción de "fall" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


verb /foːl/ (past tense fell /fel/, past participle fallen)

to go down from a higher level usually unintentionally

The apple fell from the tree
Her eye fell on an old book.

(often with over) to go down to the ground etc from an upright position, usually by accident

She tripped and fell (over).

to become lower or less

bajar, descender
The temperature is falling.

to happen or occur

Easter falls early this year.

to enter a certain state or condition

They fell in love.

(formal ) (only with it as subject) to come as one’s duty etc

It falls to me to take care of the children.
falls noun plural

a waterfall

the Niagara Falls.
fallout noun

radioactive dust from a nuclear explosion etc

lluvia radioactiva
Radioactive fallout from the Fukushima meltdowns.
his/her etc face fell

he, she etc looked suddenly disappointed

puso cara larga
Her face fell when she heard the news.
fall away phrasal verb

to become less in number

The crowd began to fall away.

to slope downwards

descender abruptamente
The ground fell away steeply.
fall back phrasal verb

to move back or stop moving forward

He ordered the troops to fall back.
fall back on phrasal verb

to use, or to go to for help, finally when everything else has been tried

recurrir a, apoyarse en
Whatever happens you have your father’s money to fall back on.
fall behind phrasal verb

to be slower than (someone else)

retrasarse, rezagarse
Hurry up! You’re falling behind (the others)
He is falling behind in his schoolwork.

(with with) to become late in regular payment, letter-writing etc

Don’t fall behind with the rent!
fall down phrasal verb (sometimes with on)

to fail (in)

He’s falling down on his job.
fall flat

(especially of jokes etc) to fail completely or to have no effect

no hacer gracia, fracasar
Her joke fell flat.
fall for phrasal verb

to be deceived by (something)

dejarse engañar por, picar
I made up a story to explain why I had not been at work and he fell for it.

to fall in love with (someone)

enamorarse de
He has fallen for your sister.
fall in with phrasal verb

to join with (someone) for company

encontrarse con
On the way home, we fell in with some friends.

to agree with (a plan, idea etc)

convenir en, aprobar
They fell in with our suggestion.
fall off phrasal verb

to become smaller in number or amount

bajar, disminuir
Audiences often fall off during the summer.
fall on/upon phrasal verb

to attack

atacar, caer sobre
The robbers fell on the old man and beat him
They fell hungrily upon the food.
fall out phrasal verb (sometimes with with)

to quarrel

reñir, pelearse
I have fallen out with my sister.
fall short (often with of)

to be not enough or not good enough etc

no llegar, no alcanzar
The money we have falls short of what we need.
fall through phrasal verb

(of plans etc) to fail or come to nothing

fracasar, quedar en nada
Our plans fell through.

(Traducción de "fall" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)