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Fall Upon (To)


To attack, as “to fall upon the rear,” a Latin phrase, “ultimis incidĕre;” to throw oneself on, as, “he fell on his sword,” “manu sua cadĕre;” to happen on, as, “On what day will the games fall?”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fall Flat (To)
Fall Foul
Fall From (To)
Fall In (To)
Fall Off (To)
Fall Out (To)
Fall Sick (To)
Fall Through (To)
Fall to (To)
Fall Under (To)
Fall Upon (To)
Fall in With (To)
Fall into a Snare (To)
Fall of Man (The)
Fall of the Drop (The)
Fall Out of (To)
Fall Short of (To)
Fall Together by the Ears (To)
Fall Upon One’s Feet (To)
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Falling Sickness