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objeto que cae

English translation: falling object


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Spanish term or phrase:objeto que cae
English translation:falling object
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10:00 Mar 15, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: objeto que cae
objeto que cae
nunca mire hacia arriba porque puede ser sorprendido por un objeto que cae
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Local time: 22:52
falling object
Greetings from: OSO ¶:^)
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naFalling Object
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
nafalling objectxxxOso



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falling object

Greetings from: OSO ¶:^)

Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3064
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Thanks, OSO

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Esther Hermida

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Falling Object

Estoy de acuerdo con el colega OSO.


fall [fawl ] intransitive verb (past fell [fel ], past participle fall·en [fáwln ], present participle fall·ing, 3rd person present singular falls)

1. move downward: to come down freely from a higher to a lower position, moved by the force of gravity The vase fell to the ground and shattered.

2. drop or be lowered: to drop or be dropped or lowered The curtain fell at the end of the performance.

3. come down suddenly from upright position: to drop or come down suddenly from an upright position, especially by accident The horse fell at the first fence.

4. become lower: to become lower or be reduced in amount, value, or quality Prices have fallen in the last year.

5. ACOUSTICS become lower in pitch: to become lower in pitch or volume

6. MILITARY be taken by force: to be conquered or captured by a military force The city fell despite the best efforts of the army.

7. MILITARY drop to ground in battle: to drop to the ground in battle after being wounded or having died He fell at the Battle of Waterloo.

8. POLITICS collapse politically: to lose political power or be defeated The administration fell after 18 months in office.

9. be draped: to hang down When her hair is down it falls across her shoulders.

10. take place: to happen or occur as if falling on something and enveloping it Night fell suddenly.

11. display disappointment: to show an expression of disappointment Their faces fell when they heard the result.

12. grow sad: to become sad and gloomy or to lose hope Our hearts fell.

13. stop to look: to settle or come to rest His gaze fell on an open book.

14. be averted: to look away or downward Her eyes fell.

15. begin to be in specified state: to begin to be in, or enter into, a specified state or condition The class eventually fell silent.

16. CHRISTIANITY sin: to sin, or give in to temptation (archaic) See also Fall1

17. GEOGRAPHY slope: to slope downward and away The land falls gradually to the lake.

18. start: to begin doing something vigorously The laborers fell to work on the ditch.

noun (plural falls)

1. act of falling: the act of falling or moving down freely or suddenly She broke her arm in a fall.

2. something fallen: something that falls or has fallen, or the amount that has fallen a heavy fall of snow

3. distance down: the distance that something drops or could fall a ten-foot fall

4. lowering of something: a decrease in the amount, size, quantity, or quality of something Even a slight fall in prices is welcome.

Saludos y suerte, :)


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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 18:52
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219
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