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fall back on sth

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/ us   /fɑːl/ verb fell, fallen
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fall back on sth

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/ us   verb fell, fallen
to have something you can use or do if what you originally planned to use or do is not available or not possible: The company can always fall back on its core business if any of the subsidiaries fail. We had to fall back on our personal savings to pay our business overheads.
(Definition of fall back on sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall back on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 借助于, 依赖,依靠…
in Chinese (Traditional) 借助於, 依賴,依靠…
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