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Edustation's blog > Business English - Fall Phrasal Verbs

Business English - Fall Phrasal Verbs

Added by Tomasz H. 10 April 2014 in category: English, Lexicon

Fall out

to have an argument with someone and then be angry with each other.
I left the company after falling out with my business partner.

Fall off

To decrease, fewer in number.
Sales have been falling off recently.

Fall back on

To use, reply or do something else after other things have failed.
When the business failed, we had to fall back on our savings.

Fall behind

To make less progress or be less successful compared to others who are doing a similar job or activity. To fail to do something in the time you should.
I fall behind my sales targets. I should have sold more than 25.

Fall through

For a plan or agreement to fail.
We found a buyer for our house, but then the sale fell through.

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