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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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I probably, really, just months ago fell back in love because he was trying so hard to be a better person - desperately trying, working with his therapist every day and trying so hard.
While trying to hide the phone, he fell back onto the seats and then to the ground, causing serious injuries.
Mumbai: Ignoring firm local equities, the rupee fell back by nine paise to close at 60.
The 7 June 2011 eruption was by some margin the biggest recorded since this constant monitoring began, meaning the huge cascade of matter that fell back into the Sun following the eruption was a unique opportunity to study, on an unusually large scale, the fluid dynamics of these phenomena.
Summary: IP annual growth fell back into a contraction
Magnetic forces drove the flow of plasma, but without sufficient force to overcome the sun's gravity much of the plasma fell back into the sun.
New York stocks fell back Monday, with the Dow index declining for the first time in five trading days on poor U.
Summary: Employer demand for new workers fell back slightly last month, according to new research.
And clothing chain Next fell back 35p to 1649p as Deutsche Bank cut its rating on the stock to "hold" from "buy".
But after the Asian financial crisis, investment fell back to 29 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and has risen since then--but savings have risen faster, making Asia once again a major lender.
Instead, the producer fell back on vague claims made by former Jesuit priest Roger La Rade in Regina (who now runs his own "church"), "gay" former brother Thomas Novak and lesbian Sister Sandra Stewart, both of Winnipeg.
In the 470 class, Dun Laoghaire duo Gerald Owens and Ross Killian couldn't build on a good comeback on Saturday that left them in 12th position after day one as they fell back to 16th out of 27 boats with four races gone out of 11 yesterday.