翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • fall

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/IELTS

    • [fɔːl]
    • [fɔːl]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • v.
      落下; 摔倒; 下垂; 减少; 垮台; 陷落; 战死; 陷入(某种状态); 发生; 属于
    • n.
      落下; 瀑布; 秋季; 垮台; 减少; 人类堕落; (摔跤中)双肩着地
  • 词态变化

    • 第三人称单数: falls;
    • 过去式: fell;
    • 过去分词: fallen;
    • 现在分词: falling;
  • 实用场景例句

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    • 减少
    • 沦陷
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    The man of Qi worries in case the sky should fall.

    杞人忧天.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    We still fall far short of what the Party expects of us.

    我们离党的要求还差得远.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    We are likely to fall into step with them.

    我们可能接受他们的意见.

    《简明英汉词典》

    These books fall into several categories.

    这些书可分成几类.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The temperature tonight will fall to seven degrees Celsius.

    今晚气温将下降到七摄氐度.

    《简明英汉词典》

    When the fruits are ripe, they fall from the trees.

    当果实成熟时, 它们从树上落下.

    《简明英汉词典》

    After a long drill, the commander told his men to fall out.

    在操练了很长时间以后, 指挥官命令士兵们解散.

    《简明英汉词典》

    The fall in the cost of living is directly relevant to the drop in the prices of many industrial products and agricultural produce.

    生活费的下降和工农业产品价格的下降有着密切关系.

    《简明英汉词典》

    The fall of one leaf is enough to tell coming of autumn.

    一叶知秋.

    《简明英汉词典》

    If you turn the envelope upside down, the key will fall out.

    你如果把信封倒过来, 钥匙就会掉出.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Articles of this kind fall within the scope of our business activities.

    此类商品在我方经营范围之内.

    《简明英汉词典》

    It's a fall of 60 metres to the foot of the cliff.

    从这儿到悬崖之底距离60米.

    《简明英汉词典》

    They feared that the mummy would fall to pieces when they cut it open.

    他们担心在进行解剖手术时,木乃伊会变成碎块.

    《用法词典》

    The government will probably fall at the coming election.

    在即将到来的大选中,该政府很可能要垮台.

    《简明英汉词典》

    Our attack was so vigorous that the enemy had to fall back to the river bank.

    我方的进攻很猛烈,敌人只好退至河岸.

    《简明英汉词典》

    Everybody took cover when the bombs began to fall on the town.

    轰炸时,镇上的每个人都藏了起来.

    《简明英汉词典》

    A thin rain began to fall as he turned from the high road into a narrow lane.

    当他从大路拐进一条小胡同时,开始下起小雨来.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    If you were the least bit careless, you could fall right in.

    你稍不警觉, 就会失足.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The play was about the fall of an honest man.

    那个剧本描写一个诚实的人堕落的故事.

    《简明英汉词典》

    In course of time old customs and observances tend to fall into neglect.

    随着时间的推移,旧风俗习惯有被忽略的趋势.

    《现代英汉综合大词典》

    The walls were substantial and did not fall.

    墙很坚固,没有倒塌.

    《简明英汉词典》

    When the revolution is developing rapidly, some people are bound to fall behind.

    在革命急速发展的时候, 总不免有人要落伍的.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Prices will fall as soon as production catches up to demand.

    一旦生产赶上了需求,物价就会下跌.

    《简明英汉词典》

    She screamed when she saw the child fall.

    当她看见那个孩子跌倒时,她尖声地叫了起来.

    《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Which category does this item fall under?

    这一项目应归入哪一类?

    《简明英汉词典》

    There was a general scuttle for shelter when the rain began to fall heavily.

    下大雨了,人们都飞跑着寻找躲雨的地方.

    《现代汉英综合大词典》

    We fenced off the lake in case the children should fall in.

    我们在湖边筑起一道围栏,以防孩子掉进去.

    《简明英汉词典》

    The fall jarred every bone in my body.

    那一跤摔得我浑身骨头酸痛.

    《简明英汉词典》

    In his sleep he let the book fall out of his hand.

    他睡着时书从手中掉了下来.

    《简明英汉词典》

    The landlord had let the building fall into decay .

    房东不管,房子已经破烂不堪。

    《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

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  • 真题例句

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    There's part of this sickening horror of knowing you're walking on the edge with this, that I kind of like, knowing that it could all fall apart at any second.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Leah easily could have fallen into a trap of feeling content; instead, her energy sparked a period of experimentation and renewal.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    In the last year alone, despite an increase in the UK population and a subsequent rise in the number of households, sales of toilet paper fell by 2%, with the average household reducing their toilet roll spending from £43 in 2014 to £41 in 2015.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Furthermore, the future of the market looks far from rosy, with sales expected to fall further to £1.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The result is falling water tables ( ' , 地下水位) in countries with half the world's people, including the three big grain producers—China, India and the U.S.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Attitudes toward new technologies often fall along generational lines.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    As water tables have fallen and irrigation wells have gone dry, China's wheat crop, the world's largest, has declined by 8% since it peaked at 123 million tons in 1997.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    As the world's food security falls to pieces, individual countries acting in their own self-interest are actually worsening the troubles of many.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    The effect of falling oil prices on consumer spending.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Some began to stop taking bathroom breaks, worried that if their productivity fell they would be fired.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Sara Johnson acknowledges that the global economic benefit from a fall in oil prices today is likely lower than it was in the past.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Sales people often fall into this category.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Oil prices may rise or fall but economic laws are not subject to change.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Many oil producers built up huge reserve funds when prices were high, so when prices fall they will draw on their reserves to support government spending and subsidies ( ' , 补贴) for their consumers.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    In the past, falling oil prices have given a boost to the world economy, but recent forecasts for global growth have been toned down, even as oil prices sink lower and lower.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    For instance, talking about mathematical geniuses who were more or less born that way puts students in a fixed mind-set, but descriptions of great mathematicians who fell in love with math and developed amazing skills produce a growth mind-set.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    A preliminary review of Mexico's taxation found a fall in purchases of taxed drinks as well as a rise in sales of untaxed and healthier drinks.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    The U.S. Postal Service announced today that it is considering closing about 3,700 post offices over the next year because of falling revenues.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    Dean Granholm, the vice president for delivery and post office operations, said the first waves of closings would begin this fall.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    At least, the American  side of the falls.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    They have trouble falling asleep.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    They don't fall asleep until very late.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Similarly, Americans' late nights, late mornings, and longest sleeps fall on three-day weekends.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Some scientistsmaintain that the changes we are seeing fall within the range of random (无规律的) variation—some years are cold, others warm, and we have just had an unremarkable string of warm yearsrecently—but that is becoming an increasingly rare interpretation in the face of continued and increasing warm conditions.

    出自-2014年6月阅读原文

    Its own oil production falls short of demand.

    出自-2014年6月阅读原文

    People were tired of using the iPad textbook besides using it for reading," says Kalpit Shah, who will be going into his second year at Irvine's medical program this fall.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    O'Sullivan believes that when people from different cultures fall in love, they expect different things from their partner

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    their technology has fallen behind their competitors' elsewhere in the world

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Regulators falling asleep at work?

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Marriott had its worst quarter ever, with revenues per room falling by 25%

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Industrial production fell by 12.8% in the year to March, the worst slide since the Second World War.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Median (中位数的) pay for chief executives of S&P 500 companies fell

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    But there was some pain for everyone: median pay for chief executives of non-financial firms in the S&P 500 fell by 2.7%.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    His fall from grace in the 1980s, followed by his return to Apple in 1996 after a period in the wilderness, is an inspiration to any businessperson whose career has taken a turn for the worse.

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    As you are probably aware, the latest job markets news isn't good: Unemployment is still more than 9 percent, and new job growth has fallen close to zero.

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    There may be some matters of life and death or highest principle, which might justify such a risk, but there aren't many things that fall in this category.

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    My partner says no because the boiler could go, or the roof fall off and we have no savings to save us

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    Interracial roommates are more likely to fall out.

    出自-2011年6月阅读原文

    More access to nature makes children less likely to fall ill.

    出自-2010年12月阅读原文

    When planes fall from the sky, as a Yemeni airliner did on its way to Comoros Islands in the India ocean June 30, 2009, the black box is the best bet for identifying what went wrong.

    出自-2010年6月阅读原文

    I was starting to feel like my whole world was falling apart – kind of slipping into a depression," said Carla.

    出自-2010年6月阅读原文

    Worst of all, when her son, Ned, fell and injured his knee, she refused to pay for a doctor and spent hours looking for free medical help.

    出自-2014年6月听力原文

    My hand still hurts from the fall on the ice yesterday.

    出自-2010年12月听力原文

    After Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael last fall, USPS worked with state and local election boards to make sure that absentee ballots were available and received or time.

    2019年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    Furthermore, the future of the market looks far from rosy, with sales expected to fall further to £1.11 billion in 2016.

    2017年6月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    Guests would fall silent in wonder as servants carried Careme's fancy creations into the dining hall.

    2018年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    In fall 2010, she helped launch a pilot project in Chicago to see if the I Pad could improve working conditions and patient care.

    2016年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section A

    New York's Attorney General's office launched an investigation in the fall into whether or not Verizon, Cablevision and time Warner are delivering broadband that's as fast as the providers claim it is.

    2017年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section A

    On a recent fall morning, a large crowd blocked the steps at one of Venice's main tourist sites, the Rialto Bridge.

    2018年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    Rather than offer evidence for categorizing brains as "male" or "female, " research shows that brains fall into a wide range, with most people falling right in the middle.

    2016年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    similarly, Americans' late nights, late mornings, and longest sleeps fall on three-day weekends.

    2015年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    Starting last Saturday, chains big enough to fall under the rule will face penalties of up to 2, 000 dollars for not showing calorie information in a prominent spot on their menus, preferably next to the price.

    2016年6月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    The-doctors response to the question of whether or not dogs can fall in love like humans do was a straight "Of course!" He went on to say that if love is defined as a long term commitment meaning dogs seek one another out when they're apart, they're happy

    2019年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    Tourism throughout' Turkey is expected to fall this year as the country has been the victim of several deadly terrorist attacks.

    2019年6月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    In the Pew survey, middle-class families earning between $30,000 and $75,000 a year fell right between working-class and high-earning parents on issues like the quality of their neighborhood for raising children, participation in extracurricular activities and involvement in their children's education.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    In an email sent Monday to college presidents in the Tennessee Board of Regents system, outgoing Chancellor John Morgan said an internal analysis showed that each campus' spending on facilities management fell well below the industry standards identified by the state.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    This lawyer had fallen victim to the don’ts syndrome—a form of negative goals setting.

    出自-2017年6月听力原文

    Whether this is right, and if so where and when the ecological axe will fall, is hard to determine with any precision—which is why governments and financial institutions are only beginning to bring such risks into their economic calculations.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    That falls far short of the billions of dollars people once expected it to generate.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Spending fell by 10% in the first half of the year.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    It would most likely cause insurers to redesign plans to fall beneath the threshold.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    As countries become richer, they produce more greenhouse gases; and the impact of those gases will fall primarily in poor parts of the world.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    It was in a free fall, and it was a veryscary period, economist Martin Neil Baily said.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    This approach has led over time to a fall in smoking with numbers having roughly halved since the 1970s.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    In some ways they're at greater risk of falling through the cracks, says researcher Vladimir Carli.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Cigarette sales have been falling far more quickly than in the UK.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    When Nijay Williams entered college last fall as a first-generation student and Jamaican immigrant, he was academically unprepared for the rigors of higher education.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Are people suffering from gadget overload? Are they exhausted by the consumer equivalent of the brain fatigue—information overload—that is caused by constant updates of devices and online media?As you are probably aware, the latest job markets news isn’t good: Unemployment is still more than 9 percent, and new job growth has fallen close to zero.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    At the base of a mountain in Tanzania Gregory rift, Lake Natron burns bright red, surrounded by the remains of animals that were unfortunate enough to fall into the salty water.

    2017年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    But surely everyone reading this has had times when you lie in bed for hours, unable to fall asleep because your brain is thinking about work.

    2018年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    That would definitely fall within the price adjustment window.

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    The Child Poverty Action Group says 9 out of 30 in every classroom fall below the poverty line.

    2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    The Indian Rupee has taken a fall on the foreign exchange market.

    2015年12月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    There may be a third factor that impacts both of them, or the relationship could be reversed, that is people who eat less fall asleep earlier.

    2017年12月六级真题(第二套)听力  Section B 

    Agricultural harvests in rich countries fall.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    Also, don't wear loose clothes, long scarves, big necklaces, or loose belts — they get caught in something or fall into liquid.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文

    But when it's time for bed, you can hardly fall asleep.

    2015年高考英语重庆卷 完形填空 B 原文

    Changing levels of body chemicals called hormones not only make teenagers' bodies develop adult characteristics, but also make it hard for teenagers to fall asleep before 11 pm.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Each time the bowl of rice is pushed over the table edge, it falls in the ground---and, in the process, it belongs out important evidence about how physical objects interact: bowls of rice do not flood in mid-air, but require support to remain stable.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Ground water evaporates and collects on the sheet until small drops of water form, run down the material and fall off into the cup.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Had the governments and scientists not worked together, aids-related deaths would not have fallen since their highest in 2005.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 单项选择 原文

    His strange habit makes sense when you consider that he's an environmental scientist who studies how to reduce litter, including things that fall off garbage trucks as they drive down the road.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    I don't want to have nothing else to fall back on when I can't model my more.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 语法填空 原文

    I have since fallen in love with other poems, but "patty poem" remains my poem.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    I learned that if you fall in love with something and do it all the time, you will get better at it.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文

    If it were not stopped, that long train, full of passengers, would fall into the stream.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    If she should slip, she would fall between the sleepers, into the rapidly flowing stream.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    If that happened, Seppala might fall into the icy water below.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文

    In Peru, local farmers around a mountain with a glacier that has already fallen victim to climate change have begun painting the entire mountain peak white in the hope that the added reflectiveness will restore the life-giving ice.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    In the north of india, the population is booming due to high birth rates, but in the south, where most economic development is taking place, birth rate is falling rapidly.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    In the sierra high country, the number of big trees has fallen by more than 55 percent; in parts of southern California the decline was nearly 75 percent.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    It is the rise and fall of a city.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    Joe fell and broke his leg.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文

    Joe fell into a huge crevasse in the ice below.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文

    Last year the foundation reported that nearly 60% of 7- to 12-year-olds said they felt tired during the day, and 15% said they had fallen asleep at school.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Leroy Chiao describes what happens even before you float out of your seat, your inner ear thinks you're falling.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Melissa, his daughter, felt it more than worthwhile to save his music, to which she fell asleep catch night when she was young.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Monsters may appear or the night will fall.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

    My mother and father were united in their way of raising children, but it mostly fell to my mother to actually carry it out.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    One day after school, while exploring the green woods of this magnificent mountain, I almost fell on a set of stairs.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

    One of the very best varieties for eating quality is Orleans Reinette, but you'll need a warm, sheltered place with perfect soil to grow it, so it's a pipe dream for most apple lovers who fall for it.

    2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Over the years, Parisian cafes have fallen victim to changes in the French lifestyle-longer working hours, a fast food boom and a younger generation's desire to spend more time at home.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Relived, I sat back in an easy chair and fell asleep.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Research shows that giving up driving is one of the key reasons for a fall in health and well-being among older people, leading to them becoming more isolated隔绝 and inactive.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Second, if other factors such as technology remain constant, economic growth and material expectations will fall well below recent standards and this could invite trouble.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    She may have fed on the body of a sheep which had also fallen over the edge.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    So how can you come up with brilliant daydreams and avoid falling over tree roots or otherwise looking like a fool?

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 单项填空 原文

    Statistics show that the average number of births per woman has fallen from 4.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    Suddenly, Paris fell to the ground, "Paris's eye rolled back, " Taylor says.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    The athletic department is looking for students to help assist staff during the fall 2016, winter 2016-17 and spring 2017 semesters.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    The curves of the buildings perfectly match the rise and fall of hills, forming a unique view.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The dog jody fell down the cliff when she was running after a sheep.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 题设

    The next time you're standing at the sink waiting for it to fill while cooking noodle soup that you'll have to eat until a large bag of cash falls out of the sky, don't be desperate.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The path to dawson was covered with thirty feet of wet snow that could fall without warming.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    The story came to its turning point when Joe fell ill in 2007.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设

    The total rise in agricultural incomes in rich countries is greater than the fall in poor ones.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Then she ran along the edge of cliff and fell 100 feet, bouncing off a rock into the sea.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Those words made me see clearly that when I had fallen short in the past, it was seldom because I had tried and failed.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    When he reads of the threatening foreign situation, the mounting national debt, rising taxes, falling market, scarce housing, and cancer.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    When he was running after his brother, the boy lost his balance and had a bad fall.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 单项选择 原文

    When the author saw the basket in the window, she fell in love with it.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读D 题设

    While the effect of cows milk harvested at different time has not been tested on humans up to now, taking melatonin drugs has been suggested to those who are struggling to fall asleep at night.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    The growth in public money for academic research has speeded the process: federal research grants rose fourfold between 1960 and 1990, but faculty teaching hours fell by half as research took its toll.

    出自-2011年考研阅读原文

    Today, professors routinely treat the progressive interpretation of history and progressive public policy as the proper subject of study while portraying conservative or classical liberal ideas —such as free markets, self-reliance—as falling outside the boundaries of routine, and sometimes legitimate, intellectual investigation.

    出自-2014年考研阅读原文

    Olduvai Gorge, an early hominid site in Tanzania, was found by a butterfly hunter who literally fell into its deep valley in 1911.

    出自-2014年考研阅读原文

    But in Osborneland, your first instinct is to fall into dependency—permanent dependency if you can get it—supported by a state only too ready to indulge your falsehood.

    出自-2014年考研阅读原文

    After all, if everyone you know is going to college in the fall, it seems silly to stay back a year, doesn't it?

    2017年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

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  • 英英释义

    Noun

    • 1. the season when the leaves fall from the trees;

      "in the fall of 1973"

    • 2. a sudden drop from an upright position;

      "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

    • 3. a downward slope or bend
    • 4. a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity;

      "a fall from virtue"

    • 5. a sudden decline in strength or number or importance;

      "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"

    • 6. a movement downward;

      "the rise and fall of the tides"

    • 7. the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions);

      "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

    • 8. the time of day immediately following sunset;

      "he loved the twilight"

      "they finished before the fall of night"

    • 9. when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    • 10. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity;

      "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

    • 11. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity;

      "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"

      "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"

      "a dip in prices"

      "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"

    Verb

    • 1. descend in free fall under the influence of gravity;

      "The branch fell from the tree"

      "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"

    • 2. move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way;

      "The temperature is going down"

      "The barometer is falling"

      "The curtain fell on the diva"

      "Her hand went up and then fell again"

    • 3. pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind;

      "fall into a trap"

      "She fell ill"

      "They fell out of favor"

      "Fall in love"

      "fall asleep"

      "fall prey to an imposter"

      "fall into a strange way of thinking"

      "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"

    • 4. come under, be classified or included;

      "fall into a category"

      "This comes under a new heading"

    • 5. fall from clouds;

      "rain, snow and sleet were falling"

      "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"

    • 6. suffer defeat, failure, or ruin;

      "We must stand or fall"

      "fall by the wayside"

    • 7. decrease in size, extent, or range;

      "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"

      "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"

      "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"

      "his voice fell to a whisper"

    • 8. die, as in battle or in a hunt;

      "Many soldiers fell at Verdun"

      "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"

      "The shooting victim fell dead"

    • 9. touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly;

      "Light fell on her face"

      "The sun shone on the fields"

      "The light struck the golden necklace"

      "A strange sound struck my ears"

    • 10. be captured;

      "The cities fell to the enemy"

    • 11. occur at a specified time or place;

      "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"

      "The accent falls on the first syllable"

    • 12. yield to temptation or sin;

      "Adam and Eve fell"

    • 13. lose office or power;

      "The government fell overnight"

      "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"

    • 14. to be given by assignment or distribution;

      "The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team"

      "The onus fell on us"

      "The pressure to succeed fell on the yougest student"

    • 15. move in a specified direction;

      "The line of men fall forward"

    • 16. be due;

      "payments fall on the 1st of the month"

    • 17. lose one's chastity;

      "a fallen woman"

    • 18. to be given by right or inheritance;

      "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"

    • 19. come into the possession of;

      "The house accrued to the oldest son"

    • 20. fall to somebody by assignment or lot;

      "The task fell to me"

      "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

    • 21. be inherited by;

      "The estate fell to my sister"

      "The land returned to the family"

      "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"

    • 22. slope downward;

      "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"

    • 23. lose an upright position suddenly;

      "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"

      "Her hair fell across her forehead"

    • 24. drop oneself to a lower or less erect position;

      "She fell back in her chair"

      "He fell to his knees"

    • 25. fall or flow in a certain way;

      "This dress hangs well"

      "Her long black hair flowed down her back"

    • 26. assume a disappointed or sad expression;

      "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"

      "his crest fell"

    • 27. be cast down;

      "his eyes fell"

    • 28. come out; issue;

      "silly phrases fell from her mouth"

    • 29. be born, used chiefly of lambs;

      "The lambs fell in the afternoon"

    • 30. begin vigorously;

      "The prisoners fell to work right away"

    • 31. go as if by falling;

      "Grief fell from our hearts"

    • 32. come as if by falling;

      "Night fell"

      "Silence fell"

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  • 词组搭配

    fall between two stools

    见 stool

    fall foul (或主北美a foul)of

    come into conflict with and be undermined by

    与…冲突;遭…破坏

    any commitment of resources is likely to fall foul of government cash limitations.

    任何财力投入都可能与政府现金管制有矛盾。

    fall in (或 into) line

    conform with others or with accepted behaviour

    与他人一致;符合行为规范

    fall in (或 out of) love (with someone)
    fall into place

    (of a series of events or facts) begin to make sense or cohere

    (一系列事件或事实)开始明晰(或衔接)起来

    once he knew what to look for, the theory fell quickly into place.

    一旦他明白要找的东西,这理论很快就派上用场了。

    fall on stony ground

    once he knew what to look for, the theory fell quickly into place.

    一旦他明白要找的东西,这理论很快就派上用场了。

    fall over oneself to do something

    (informal)be excessively eager to do something

    (非正式)极想做某事

    critics and audiences fell over themselves to compliment him.

    评论家和观众趋之若鹜地恭维他。

    fall short (of)

    (of a missile) fail to reach its target

    (导弹)未击中目标

    fall to pieces
    fall victim to
    take the fall

    (N. Amer. informal)receive blame or punishment, typically in the place of another person

    (北美,非正式)代人受过;当替罪羊

    fall about

    (Brit. informal)laugh uncontrollably

    (英,非正式)抑制不住地大笑

    fall apart (或 to pieces)

    break up, come apart, or disintegrate

    结束;分裂;解体;崩溃

    their marriage is likely to fall apart.

    他们的婚姻有可能破裂。

    fall back on

    have recourse to when in difficulty

    (困难时)求助于;依靠

    they normally fell back on one of three arguments.

    他们通常借助三个论据之一。

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  • 同义词辨析

    autumn, fall

    这两个名词均含"秋天"之意。

    • autumn和fall这两个词的区别在于使用地区的不同,前者为英国用词,后者是美国英语。
    collapse, fall

    这两个动词都含有"倒塌"之意。

    • collapse: 通常指房屋等突然倒塌。
    • fall: 一般指由于失去平衡等原因而倒塌,也可作引申用。
    descend, drop, fall, sink

    这些动词都表示"落下,下降"之意。

    • descend: 通常指沿斜线或斜坡下降。
    • drop: 指物体从一定高度落下。
    • fall与drop同义,指突然或猛烈地降落,但fall也可指任何下落,同高度或形式无关。
    • sink: 指在空气或水中垂直下降、下沉。
  • 同义词

    vt.跌倒;毁坏;挫败

    ruindefeatdestroyoverthrow

    vi.落下;下降;跌倒

    tumbledescenddropsinkcollapsefailplungeswooptopple

    n.瀑布;假发

    hairpiecewig

    n.秋天

    autumn

    n.落下;滑倒

    sliplapse

    其他释义

    autumnoverthrowlapsedescentwigshowerhairpieceslipdropdeclinelanguishplungeflopdefeatdestroydivedescendtumbleruin

  • 反义词

    vi.落下;下跌

    ascendrise

    n.跌倒;下降;秋天

    risespring

    其他释义

    flourish

  • 行业词典

    • 体育

      被淘汰   球降落   跌倒障碍物   

    • 水利

      落差   河段两端之间的水面高程差。   

    • 法律

      下跌   下降   

    • 煤炭

      塌落   边帮局部岩体突然片落的现象。   

  • 常用俚语

    • fall
      被捕,被宣判有罪,被判徒刑,坐牢

      The best thief in the city till he fell.

      他被捕前是城里最神通广大的窃贼。

      (对异性)拜倒,倾倒,倾心,迷上

      Once he saw her,he fell.

      他对她一见倾心。

      逮捕,捕获,坐牢

      This is your first fall,ain't it?

      你这是第一次坐牢,是不是?

    • fall money
      (黑社会用语)留作日后打关司或坐牢用的专款

      Robeson set aside a percentage of his taking for fall money.

      罗伯逊从他的荷包中留出一部分作为日后吃官司用的钱。

    • take the fall
      被逮捕

      Bruno and Tony pulled the job off together,but Tony took the fall.

      那事是布鲁诺和托尼一起干的,可是托尼被捕了。

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