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fall away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfall away phrasal verb1 HORIZONTALto slope down From where we stood, the ground fell away sharply to the valley floor.2 ATTACHto become separated from something after being fixed to it The paint was falling away in patches.3 QUIETif a feeling falls away, you stop having it, usually suddenly The view from the top was wonderful and our tiredness fell away.4 British English to decrease syn fall opp rise Demand for our more theoretical courses has fallen away. fall→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fall awayBut as the years unfolded, that superficial explanation fell away.We reached a rocky edge from which a steep side fell away.As suddenly as the mountains appeared, they fell away, and a vast gridiron of lights appeared out of nowhere.Then the habitations fell away behind them as their ascent began between thorn-spattered banks and hangers of oak.The shop owner continued to gaze out at the blue air which fell away below, just ten yards from his feet.The knife glinted and the keg fell away cleanly.I was on a tricky bend, the road falling away sharply and badly in need of a grader.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfall away phrasal verb [intransitive]1another word for fallDealers said activity in equities had fallen away sharply last week.2to lose in a competitive situationAfter the weak carriers fall away, American, Delta, and UAL will be the dominant airlines. fall→ See Verb table
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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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