English version

fall from a great height

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfall from a great heightfall from a great heightto be forced to leave an important job or position, or lose the respect that people had for you fall
Examples from the Corpus
fall from a great heightAlong this curve it is as if the plane were freely falling from a great height.As it was, the extremely small head of some dinosaurs no doubt reduced the dangers of falling from a great height.That particular experience left me with a recurrent dream about falling from great heights.When they fell from grace, George Best fell from a greater height.
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