fall englannista suomeksi
joutua jhk, tulla joksikin, tulla jksk, joutua jkn piiriin
tarttua jhk, ryhtyä jhk
tulla jkn osaksi
''To be moved downwards.''
To move to a lower position under the effect of gravity.
- There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
1920, (w), ''(w)'', Ch.1:
- Her eyes fell on the table, and she advanced into the room wiping her hands on her apron.
To be brought to the ground.
''To move downwards.''
To let fall; to drop.
To sink; to depress.
To fell; to cut down.
''To happen, to change negatively.''
(RQ:Dickens Little Dorrit)
- At length they stood at the corner from which they had begun, and it had fallen quite dark, and they were no wiser.
(senseid) To occur (on a certain day of the week, date, or similar); (non-gloss definition).
To become lower (in quantity, pitch, etc.).
1612, (w), ''Discoverie of the True Causes why Ireland was never entirely subdued''
- The greatness of these Irish lords suddenly fell and vanished.
1835, Sir (w), Sir (w), ''Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage …, Vol.1'', pp.284-5:
- Towards the following morning, the thermometer fell to 5°; and at daylight, there was not an atom of water to be seen in any direction.
(quote-journal)| title=Old soldiers?| passage=Whether modern, industrial man is less or more warlike than his hunter-gatherer ancestors is impossible to determine.(..)One thing that is true, though, is that murder rates have fallen over the centuries, as policing has spread and the routine carrying of weapons has diminished. Modern society may not have done anything about war. But peace is a lot more peaceful.
To diminish; to lessen or lower.
- Upon lessening interest to four per cent, you fall the price of your native commodities.
To bring forth.
To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; said of the young of certain animals.
To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin.
- Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; said of the face.
- Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
- I have observed of late thy looks are fallen.
To happen; to come to pass; to chance or light (upon).
- Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall.
1596-97, (w), ''(w)'', Act I Scene 2
- (..)An the worst fall that ever fell, I hope I shall make shift to go without him.
(RQ:Swift A Discourse of the Contests and Dissensions between the Nobles and the Commons in Athens and Rom)
- The Romans fell upon this model purely by chance.
1879, (w), ''Principles of Sociology'' Volume II – Part IV: ''Ceremonial Institutions''
- Primitive men(..)do not make laws, they fall into customs.
To begin with haste, ardour, or vehemence; to rush or hurry.
1881, (w) ((w))
- They now no longer doubted, but fell to work heart and soul.
To be dropped or uttered carelessly.
To hang down (gloss).
The act of moving to a lower position under the effect of gravity.
A reduction in quantity, pitch, etc.
- “I'm through with all pawn-games,” I laughed. “Come, let us have a game of lansquenet. Either I will take a farewell fall out of you or you will have your sevenfold revenge”.
That which falls or cascades.
A crucial event or circumstance.
A hairpiece for women consisting of long strands of hair on a woven backing, intended primarily to cover hair loss.
Blame or punishment for a failure or misdeed.
(verb form of)
(verb form of)
''i fall - in case''
''i alle fall - in any case''
a fall (qualifier)
a fall, loss of greatness or wealth, a bankruptcy
''fallet är omgivet av skog''
the fall is surrounded by forest
''fallet är sjutton meter''
the water falls seventeen metres; the decline is seventeen metres
a (legal) case
''i alla fall''
anyhow (in all cases)
''i annat fall''
otherwise (in another case)
''i så fall''
if so (in such a case)
''i vilket fall som helst''
in any case
''i vart fall ''