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fell

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfellfell1 /fel/ verb 🔊 🔊 XXthe past tense of fall→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fellMore trees are being felled annually now than ever before.Toyota shares fell as much as 40 yen to 2,230 yen.The rate fell below 3 percent only once, in early 1988.Following the end of the boom in 1988, prices fell fastest in regions which had shown the highest increases previously.63 percent of trees felled in Guatemala are used for fuel.If she fell off would she be trampled?The rain fell on empty streets.His blond hair wasn't short cropped like the others, but was curly and fell over his collar.My legs gave way and I fell to my knees.After he left, I fell to pieces.
Related topics: Nature
fellfell2 noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 DNa mountain or hill in the north of England
fellfell3 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 CUTto cut down a tree 🔊 More than 100 trees were felled in just over an hour.2 HIT/BUMP INTO written to knock someone down with great force 🔊 The goalkeeper was felled by a coin thrown from the crowd. Grammar Fell is often used in the passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fellToyota shares fell as much as 40 yen to 2,230 yen.The rate fell below 3 percent only once, in early 1988.Following the end of the boom in 1988, prices fell fastest in regions which had shown the highest increases previously.If she fell off would she be trampled?The rain fell on empty streets.His blond hair wasn't short cropped like the others, but was curly and fell over his collar.My legs gave way and I fell to my knees.After he left, I fell to pieces.
fellfell4 adjective 🔊 🔊 in one fell swoop
Examples from the Corpus
fellFlat fell seam is a neat, strong seam.In one fell swoop, the authors have denied the deeply traumatizing consequences of extreme verbal and emotional abuse.Despite the drop-off, analysts said they were encouraged by the elimination of the securities in one fell swoop.
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Verb table
fell
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfell
he, she, itfells
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfelled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave felled
he, she, ithas felled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad felled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fell
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have felled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam felling
he, she, itis felling
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you, we, theyare felling
Past
I, he, she, itwas felling
you, we, theywere felling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been felling
he, she, ithas been felling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been felling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be felling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been felling
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