Vocabulary with FALL 5: fall through, fall out,

Meaning of fall-out, fall through and fall out

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– the number of people who give up an activity

  • – The fall-out rate in the first year at university is higher than subsequent years.


Fall out

1 to leave proper formation or lines (esp.military)

  • – Fall out, men!

2 to quarrel, argue and end good relationship

  • – I fell out with my best friend when he insulted my girlfriend. We haven’t spoken for two months


fall through

– fail to be completed

  • – The plans to build a new leisure centre fell through because the City hall couldn’t raise the finance

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