English version

fall about

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfall about phrasal verb British EnglishLAUGHto laugh a lot about something It was so funny everyone just fell about laughing. fall→ See Verb table
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fall aboutWhen we heard the news, we just fell about!When they saw what their father had done, they both fell about laughing.fell about laughingHe fell about laughing when his agent phoned him with this news.
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Verb table
fall
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfall
he, she, itfalls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfell
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fallen
he, she, ithas fallen
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fallen
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fall
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fallen
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam falling
he, she, itis falling
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you, we, theyare falling
Past
I, he, she, itwas falling
you, we, theywere falling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been falling
he, she, ithas been falling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been falling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be falling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been falling
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