Definitions

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  • n. Decline; settling; end; close.
  • n. A shed or building annexed to the wall of a larger one, having its roof formed in a single slope with the top resting against the wall; lean-to.

Etymologies

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From Middle English tofal, equivalent to to- +‎ fall. Compare Dutch toeval, German Zufall, Danish tilfælde, Swedish tillfälle, Icelandic tilfelli. More at to, fall.

Examples

  • As Shiller himself points out (without recognizing the way it contradicts his broader argument), cutting back on subsidies would probably cause home prices tofall:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Do We Need to Subsidize Homeownership to Preserve Our National Identity?

  • As Shiller himself points out without recognizing the way it contradicts his broader argument, cutting back on subsidies would probably cause home prices tofall:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Do We Need to Subsidize Homeownership to Preserve Our National Identity?

  • Also, looking at the limited scores beyond “pass/fail” in the decision, a 1 SD difference is in the area of where one would expect the raw scores tofall.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » So a Libertarian and a Liberal Walk into a Bar

  • The significant of antarctic ice cap growth is interesting: if northern hemisphere ice melts and much of it is on water and the antarctic ice cap grows, then the contribution of ice melt to ocean levels is negative — in the absence of other factors, this trend would cause ocean levels tofall.

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  • Providing something closer to “equal protection of the laws” would make the problem of racial disproportion in punishment worse, not better, unless and until higher per-crime punishment risks caused black crime rates tofall.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Crime and punishment, race and class

  • By picking a moment and then forcinghis opponentseither tofall in behind him or challenge himMajor didtwo things that Gordon Brown did not do.

    Gordon Brown

  • But this line of reasoning courts two logical fallacies (look it up) that journalists should be ashamed tofall prey to.

    Logic 101 could break the cycle of war

  • According to the report by Bloomberg News, Wall Street bonuses are likely tofall close to 5 percent from year-ago figures; the data was compiled byOptions Group.

    Wall Street Bonuses Affected By Credit Crunch

  • "Yes, they plan tofall upon us, like wolves upon the sheep!" he continued.

    Omnibus

  • This momentousdecree wow gold came as a great beacon gold in wow light of hope buy wow gold to millions of negroslaves wow gold kaufen who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. maplestory mesos it came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night ofcaptivity. but one hundred years later, maplestory money we must face the tragic fact thatthe negro is still not free. maple money one hundred years later, sell wow gold the lifeof the negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles ofsegregation and the chains of discrimination. one hundred yearslater, maple story money the negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in themidst of a vast ocean of material prosperity. wow powerleveling one hundred yearslater, maple story power leveling the negro is still languishing in the corners of americansociety and finds himself an exile in his own land. so we havecome here today to dramatize wow powerleveln an appalling condition. in a ms mesos sense we have come to our nation''s capital to cash a check. when the architects of our republic wow powerleveln wrote the magnificent wordsof the constitution and the declaration of independence, theywere signing a promissory note maplestory power leveling to which every american was tofall heir.

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  • Also to-fall ... at to-fall of the day — A. E. Houseman, More Poems, XLIV

    November 17, 2011