fall down

fall down
phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "fall down":
present tense I/you/we/they fall down he/she/it falls down present participle falling down past tense fell down past participle fallen down
1) same as fall I, 1), b)

I fell down and hurt my knee.

2) if something such as an argument or system falls down, it fails because a particular part of it is weak or not correct
fall down on:

Their argument falls down on several important points.

3) [always progressive] if a building is falling down, it is in very bad condition
4) if something you are wearing is falling down, it is slipping down your legs
5) fall down on the job to do a particular job or activity in a careless way so that you are not successful

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