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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Profit-takers caused the London market to fall back, yet failed to lessen the shine of a better-than-expected year for the FTSE 100 Index.
This time Billy and Bonnie must fall back on t5heir dragon traits and the wisdom they acquired through their previous adventures in order to explore a multi-dimensional domain of evil.
Computers work fine, but in severe, hostile weather like the desert, there is nothing like a good-oi' set of hard-copy maintenance manuals to fall back on when doing your maintenance.
He rallied in the second race, moving up to 10th before finishing 15th, and it was the same story on Sunday when he led for most of the third race, only to fall back to ninth, but then rallied to finish third in his last race of the day yesterday.
One in five Britons regularly ends up overdrawn despite having savings to fall back on.
K Laser also experienced a reversal seeing its market capitalisation fall back 7% to its value at the end of February.
In Act 2, Otto shows up in London--dressed for success in a red coat, looking like Boy George--where he and Gilda fall back into bed together.
I've put some humor in it -- if you're laughing one minute and moved the next, the drama is heightened -- but, to be honest, I really had to discipline myself and not just fall back on ways of working that I knew I was comfortable with: the easy laugh.
So the green meadows fall back into the green meadows.
Infants are more likely to fall back asleep if they awaken in the same place where they fell asleep.
2 Symptoms of insomnia include difficulty falling asleep, awakening frequently during the night, waking up too early, an inability to fall back to sleep, or awakening feeling unrefreshed.