490 – FALL Idoms

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Hey guys, Michael here. I have another podcast English lesson for you today. It’s the fall, right? It’s kind of the middle of November, but this morning when I woke up, the temperature was like, minus one celsius. Not only that, but there was frost all over the windows of my car. I’m telling you, I am not ready for winter just yet. It’s coming too soon. Anyway, I’ve got 8 idioms that contain the word, FALL. Let’s check them out!

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Joey said that their sales this quarter were heading for a fall.
  • Some news reports say that Bitcoin prices are heading for a fall.
  • Eddie is usually late for work, and his performance isn’t really good on the job. It seems he is heading for a fall.
  • I tried running the marathon but I fell short.
  • Jimmy was saving his money to buy a new car but he can’t buy it this year because he fell short.
  • The school fell short on its goal to hire five extra teachers.
  • Little Bobby fell to pieces when his goldfish died.
  • Paula fell apart because her boyfriend broke up with her.
  • My uncle fell apart Wednesday when his company went bankrupt and he lost his job.
  • When the team lost the game, the new coach took the fall.
  • My sales team didn’t reach the budget this month, so I guess I’m going to take the fall for that.
  • When that big crane fell from the wind, the construction company took the fall.
  • Kim fell behind in her schoolwork because she was out for a few days with a cold.
  • During the marathon, the other runners were very quick, so I fell behind.
  • When you fall behind, it takes a lot of extra work to catch up.
  • Because of the rain, my plans to go to the beach fell through.
  • Jimmy was going to ask Cathy for a date, but it fell through when he found that out she has a boyfriend.
  • I was going to eat cereal for breakfast, but since there is no milk, those plans fell through.
  • No matter what you do in life, you always need a plan B to fall back on.
  • I’m trying out a new recipe for dinner, but just in case I have a pizza in the freezer to fall back on.
  • Mike wants to be a musician when he grows up, but he’s going to get a business degree in college in case he needs something to fall back on.

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