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  • n. Plural form of faller.


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  • Most jumpers (really, they might be called fallers, because they mostly drop over the edge of a steep landing hill) landed within a few meters of one another.

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  • "Had some 'fallers' in here last year," explained Welton briefly.

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  • The biggest airline 'fallers' were Japan Airlines, American Airlines and British Airways, down 181, 169 and 117 places, respectively.

  • The biggest airline 'fallers' were Japan Airlines, American Airlines and British Airways, down

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  • THE TOP 500: Risers and fallers in '09 draft class

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  • You can also juice fresh fallers – a plus, because many of our trees are too tall to pick the highest fruit, even with a ladder.

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  • Needless to say that means mining shares are among the leading fallers in the FTSE 100, which is now down 34.08 points at 5708.44.

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  • Lloyds Banking Group was one of the biggest fallers in the FTSE 100 after its insistence that it remained on track to report a profit for 2010 – the first time since the banking crisis – was overshadowed by impairment charges in its Irish and Australian operations.

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  • "Ay tank you fish patrol fallers never ban so lucky as when you sail with Ole Ericsen," he was saying, when a rifle cracked sharply astern, and a bullet gouged along the newly painted cabin, glanced on a nail, and sang shrilly onward into space.

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  • Despite broadly in-line earnings, M&S shares were one of the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100, down 1.3% at £3.92 by mid-morning in London, reflecting the difficult consumer environment that M&S is currently facing.

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