You go in a rocket-powered glider, shoot up for 60 miles, and fall down for five minutes, so it gives you a simulated zero-G.
What I say to people is, if you fall down, fall down on your back.
They climb atop bare-chested men in a boxing ring—and sometimes they fall down and go boom.
In the meantime, just as the bill passed its first hurdle, snow flakes started to fall down on the Capitol.
And only at night, and when reading certain books, do I fall down into a tunnel that takes me back to a more enchanted place.
But dey is dem dat says ef I was down on de ground I might fall down a hole.
She says the barracks will fall down before father will get a rise.
You will know her from the great masses of golden hair that fall down over her shoulders.
Sometimes he would do excellently, and again he would "fall down" lamentably.
He saw one chisel-clawed foot shoot out and a big wolf leap high and fall down, rent from shoulder to thigh.
Old English feallan (class VII strong verb; past tense feoll, past participle feallen) "to fall; fail, decay, die," from Proto-Germanic *fallanan (cf. Old Frisian falla, Old Saxon fallan, Dutch vallen, Old Norse falla, Old High German fallan, German fallen), from PIE root *pol- "to fall" (cf. Armenian p'ul "downfall," Lithuanian puola "to fall," Old Prussian aupallai "finds," literally "falls upon").
Most of the figurative senses had developed in Middle English. Meaning "to be reduced" (as temperature) is from 1650s. To fall in love is attested from 1520s; to fall asleep is late 14c. Fall through "come to naught" is from 1781. To fall for something is from 1903.
c.1200, "a falling;" see fall (n.). Old English noun form, fealle, meant "snare, trap." Sense of "autumn" (now only in U.S.) is 1660s, short for fall of the leaf (1540s). That of "cascade, waterfall" is from 1570s. Wrestling sense is from 1550s. Of a city under siege, etc., 1580s. Fall guy is from 1906.
: This your first fall, ain't it?/ Another fall meant a life sentence (1893+)