Ivers recalls thumbing through one of Kenney's books one day, only to have a check for $186,000 fall out.
The longer that blessed virgin is out of the NFL, the more we fall out of favor with JHC.
In months, their mouths would disintegrate, become plagued by disease; their teeth would start to rot and fall out.
But you see in Australia one can shake any family tree and one doesn't know what might fall out.
Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
As a loose slip is liable to fall out, some such reminder should be pasted into the fly-leaf of every book, next the book-plate.
I must speak plainly now so that we may not fall out afterwards.
I suppose she is afraid the girl will fall out, or else the lever is stuck.
She could not fall out with him for the sake of the child that was coming.
The gums assume a bluish-red colour and bleed readily, and the teeth may become loose and fall out.
1570s in the literal sense; military use is from 1832. Meaning "quarrel" is attested from 1560s (to fall out with "quarrel with" is from 1520s).
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+)
[1950s+; fr the radioactive dust and other debris of a nuclear explosion]