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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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UEFA has warned the Lions that it is paying attention to what the it does this transfer season, as it runs the risk of falling afoul of the fair play regulations.
Could they even advocate research into the question without falling afoul of medical ethics?
The airline seems to have stretched its existence past breaking point -- falling afoul of everyone including employees, creditors, regulators and tax authorities.