Meaning of FALL on hard times, fallout, fall into, fall off
– to begin
- – I don’t know how but I just fell into conversation with her and we became friends.
– become less in quantity, quality
- – The bread was excellent at the start, but I have noticed that the quality has fallen off
- – The number of new players fell off last year. However, we are expecting it to rise again this year.
Fall on hard times
– become poor
- – There is so much unemployment that many families have fallen on hard times
– the dangerous (radioactive) dust that is left in the air and on the ground after an atomic explosion
- – It was reported that the fallout from the Fukushima explosion crossed the Pacific and could be detected in California
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