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fall back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfall back phrasal verb1 PMif soldiers fall back, they move back because they are being attacked syn retreat He yelled for his men to fall back.2 MOVE/CHANGE POSITIONto move backwards because you are very surprised, frightened etc Scott fell back a pace in astonishment.3 British English to decrease syn fall opp rise When inflation started to rise, house prices fell back. fall→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fall backAfter a further 20-point rise, the index fell back 73 points on Nov. 21.Stockholm: Sharp gains in Volvo and Ericsson shares dominated a moderate session in which prices generally fell back from early advances.At this time the Union center, having reformed after falling back under the early attacks, was still standing fast.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfall back phrasal verb [intransitive]FINANCE if prices on a financial market fall back, they go down after a period of time when they have been going up fromIn Tokyo, stocks fell back from early gains. 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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