fall back

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  • But we were forced to fall back, having killed over five hundred. Cited from For the Temple, by G. A. Henty
  • In the other two games the player simply falls back to the previous area.
  • This experience led the company to fall back on performing plays for children.
  • This change would cause the blood pressure to fall back to its normal range.
  • The next moment we saw the man fall back upon his deck. Cited from Salt Water, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • It is always the largest fish that falls back into the water. Cited from The English Gipsies and Their Language, by Charles G. Leland
  • It may be that they will fall back here, but I cannot say yet. Cited from !Tention, by George Manville Fenn
  • But now the gas will never fall back into the sun. Cited from The Black Star Passes, by John W Campbell
  • Eventually they fall back toward the surface where the process is repeated.
  • It was told it could not fall back on its long history of programme-making.
  • We have not made progress in this direction, indeed we have fallen back. Cited from Spirit and Music, by H. Ernest Hunt
  • This will leave an opening sufficient for one man, and we must fall back fighting. Cited from At the Point of the Bayonet, by G. A. Henty
  • She would have fallen back again had not Paul caught her in his arms. Cited from High Noon, by Anonymous
  • Eventually they fall back toward the surface where the process is repeated over and over again.
  • I must be secure of capital enough to fall back upon. Cited from The Carbonels, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • They have been ordered not to attack the cave and to fall back.
  • When they were finally ordered to fall back, his men had taken heavy losses.
  • But when the sun rose he found that the French had fallen back some miles. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • Her eyes were closed; her head had fallen back against her chair. Cited from The Nameless Castle, by Maurus Jokai
  • I continued, falling back on the first plan I had formed in my mind. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 45, July, 1861, by Various
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