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- v. To collapse inwards.
- v. Of a soldier, to get into position in a rank.
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- v. become part of; become a member of a group or organization
- v. to take one's place in a military formation or line
- v. break down, literally or metaphorically
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Aleesa Davis appeared to fall in the latter category, but only time would tell which camp she truly belonged in.
The beauty of baseball is in that wonderful three-hour-a-day roller-coaster experience that lasts from the onset of spring till the leaves fall in autumn.
But when we go on tour I will be such a nice, sweet, charming, beautiful person Joe McIntyre will fall in love with me, not love at first sight but a strong friendship that will build up to an everlasting love.
Mr. Mayo points to first-quarter data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. which show a rare year-over-year fall in revenue.
W. E. Starke had taken Jackson's withdrawing division, only to fall in a few minutes with three fatal wounds.
The next few hours morphed into a blenderized mix of the routine: ingrown toenails, infected bug bites, a slip and fall in the shower that resulted in a nasty gash to the back of the head—a wound easily and quickly stapled together, to the surprise of the soldier who owned the head.
When the Admiralty does its calculations it always thinks that winds blow forever in the right quarter—that masts never snap—that spars never come adrift—and that sails never split, fall in the slings or work loose from the reefing pendants.
They would argue their cases vehemently and stand their ground as long as possible, but once a decision was madewhether it was to keep troops in Bosnia longer or to threaten air strikes against Belgradethey would all fall in line.
A part of her wanted to be outraged and indignant that such an important aspect of her life would be dictated to her; but then there was that vain face smiling back at her from her mirrors, fanning the flames of her ego by convincing her that she was so worthwhile a catch, men would come to her father to plead for the chance to get her to fall in love with them.
“But in Hero-ology class you said that everyone should have the chance to fall in love.”