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[fɔːl] fell vb: pt fallen pp
1. n
1) (gen) caduta, (decrease) diminuzione f, calo, (in prices) ribasso, (in temperature) abbassamento

he had a bad fall — ha fatto una brutta caduta

a fall of earth — uno smottamento

a fall of snow Brit — una nevicata

a heavy/light fall of rain — una pioggia forte/leggera

2) (Am: autumn) autunno

in the fall — in autunno

2. vi
1) (gen) cadere, (building) crollare, (decrease: temperature, price) abbassarsi, diminuire

he tripped and fell — è inciampato e caduto

she's fallen — è caduta

prices are falling — i prezzi stanno calando

night is falling — scende la notte

darkness is falling — si fa buio

to fall to or on one's knees — cadere in ginocchio

to fall on one's feet — cadere in piedi

to let sth fall — lasciar cadere qc

to let fall that ... — lasciar capire che...

to fall into bad habits or bad ways — prendere delle cattive abitudini

to fall into conversation with sb — mettersi a parlare con qn

his poems fall into three categories — le sue poesie si dividono in tre categorie

to fall from grace Rel — perdere la grazia di Dio, fig cadere in disgrazia

he fell in my estimation — ha perso ai miei occhi

it all began to fall into place fig — ha cominciato a prendere forma

the responsibility falls on you — la responsabilità ricade su di te

my birthday falls on a Saturday — il mio compleanno cade di sabato

he fell to wondering if ... — si mise a pensare se...

it falls to me to say ... frm — tocca a me or è mio compito dire...

to fall short of — (sb's expectations) non corrispondere a, (perfection) non raggiungere

the dart fell short of the board — la freccetta è caduta poco prima del bersaglio

to fall flat — (on one's face) cadere bocconi, (subj), (joke, party) essere un fiasco, (plan) fallire, fare cilecca

to fall foul of — scontrarsi con


(become) to fall asleep — addormentarsi

to fall into arrears — accumulare degli arretrati

to fall due — scadere

to fall ill — ammalarsi

to fall in love (with sb/sth) — innamorarsi (di qn/qc)

to fall silent — farsi silenzioso (-a)

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