fell

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  • He fell in love with the city, to which he would return throughout his life.
  • He was wrong and was probably killed when the city fell.
  • In another incident two people were injured when a tree fell on their house.
  • However, making of the film fell through when a fifth series was commissioned instead.
  • During the latter years of his life he fell somewhat out of favour with his master.
  • In the next few years they fell in love.
  • When he was five, his mother fell down the stairs with him in her arms.
  • So he laid siege to the city, which fell after eight months.
  • Two years before, my mother and I fell down a flight of stairs.
  • The rate of flow was increased and the ground water level fell significantly.
  • Some of these fell under Dutch control, while others remained independent.
  • This goes slowly however and sometimes only one tree per century is felled.
  • After the boys' father died while they were young, responsibility for their education fell to their mother.
  • Our young men are even now felling the trees to build a house. Cited from The Young Fur Traders, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Once again they fell back across the stream.
  • Many are now being used as farm buildings, while others were abandoned and fell into ruin.
  • He asked that his brothers join him as he fell back into Sindh.
  • Children in military service where also subjected to military courts which fell short of international law.
  • He advanced to the English lines but ultimately fell back.
  • After several hours of combat, the prison fell that afternoon.
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Meaning of fell

  • noun Seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
  • noun The act of felling something (as a tree)
  • verb Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
    strike down a tree, Lightning struck down the hikers
  • verb Sew a seam by folding the edges