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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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The lower-order could not sustain the required run-rate as the visitors fell away towards the end of the innings.
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce bemoaned the way his side fell away after a bright start and admitted the Black Cats deserved nothing from their dismal second-half display.
LEALHOLM fell away in the second half as their North Riding Challenge Cup hopes were ended by Thirsk Falcons.
The world number 113, who clinched his fifth European title in the process, would have been surprised by the manner at which the leading overnight pair fell away.
Ross Phillips Paddy Power, Players Championship We're happy to lay Ernie Els at 30-1 for Sawgrass glory because he fell away to 34th at the weekend in the Wachovia Championship and he was down in 74th place on the driving-accuracy stats for the week.
A two-under-par 68 in the morning left Wie in joint-13th place, with 18 places at Winged Foot available, but the 16-year-old Hawaiian fell away with a second-round 75 in the qualifying tournament in New Jersey.
From Ester Partegas's tarp-covered, boarded-off Monument to the Truth, 2005, in the center's yard, which echoed adjacent condo developments, to Bryan Savitz's Submissive Compressions, 2005, a set of fanciful cityscapes made of discarded fruit and vegetable cartons--that is to say, from witty conceptualism to BFA-grade monkeying-around--the show's concern with a recrudescence of form and tradition fell away in favor of a portrait of New York as an actual place rather than as a mere node in a global system.
The clubby Stars Above Us finally got some life into the crowd but this quickly fell away with the dirge Last Orders For Gary Stead.
When human beings fell away from him, he sent his Son to show us how to live.