Translation: from spanish

to fall to somebody

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  • fall into somebody's hands hands of somebody — fall into sb s ˈhands/the ˈhands of sb idiom (formal) to become controlled by sb • The town fell into enemy hands. • We don t want this document falling into the wrong hands …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall into somebody's the hands of somebody — fall into sb s ˈhands/the ˈhands of sb idiom (formal) to become controlled by sb • The town fell into enemy hands. • We don t want this document falling into the wrong hands …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall over somebody — ˌfall ˈover sb/sth derived no passive to hit your foot against sth when you are walking and fall, or almost fall Syn: trip over • I rushed for the door and fell over the cat in the hallway. see also ↑fall …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall for somebody — ˈfall for sb derived no passive (informal) to be strongly attracted to sb; to fall in love with sb • They fell for each other instantly. Main entry: ↑fallderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall behind (somebody) — ˌfall beˈhind (sb/sth) derived to fail to keep level with sb/sth • She soon fell behind the leaders. Main entry: ↑fallderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall to somebody — ˈfall to sb derived to become the duty or responsibility of sb • With his partner away, all the work now fell to him. • it falls to sb to do sth It fell to me to inform her of her son s death. Main entry: ↑fallderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall to somebody's lot (to do something) — fall to sb s ˈlot (to do sth) f5 idiom (formal) to become sb s task or responsibility Main entry: ↑lotidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take the fall (for somebody) — take the ˈfall (for sb/sth) idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to accept responsibility or punishment for sth that you did not do, or did not do alone • He took the fall for his boss and resigned. • Who will take the fall for the scandal? …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall — fall1 W1S1 [fo:l US fo:l] v past tense fell [fel] past participle fallen [ˈfo:lən US ˈfo:l ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move downwards)¦ 2¦(stop standing/walking etc)¦ 3¦(decrease)¦ 4¦(become)¦ 5¦(belong to a group)¦ 6 fall short of something 7 fall victim/prey… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fall — ▪ I. fall fall 1 [fɔːl ǁ fɒːl] verb fell PASTTENSE [fel] fallen PASTPART [ˈfɔːlən ǁ ˈfɒː ] 1. [intransitive] to go down to a lower price, level, amount etc: • Sales of new passenger cars in Europe fell 9.6% …   Financial and business terms

  • fall back on somebody — ˌfall ˈback on sb/sth derived no passive to go to sb for support; to have sth to use when you are in difficulty • I have a little money in the bank to fall back on. • She fell back on her usual excuse of having no time. related noun ↑fallback …   Useful english dictionary


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