The Phrasal Verbs of To Fall

Phrasal verbs

The situation

Phrases with similar meaning or sentiment

1 to fall apart

A rusty old car

I need to buy a new car before this one falls apart / disintergrates.

2 to fall behind

You missed a week of classes

I've really fallen behind / I have a lot of catching up to do.

3 to fall for

You bite a wax apple which had been strategically placed in the fruit bowl by your brother.

I really fell for it / I thought it was real.

4 to fall out (with)

A friend

I've fallen out with Paco / Our friendship has finished.

5 to fall through

A plan

We were all going to the beach but the plan fell through / we didn't go in the end.

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