fall back


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  • verb

Synonyms for fall back

fall backwards and down

Related Words

hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc

have recourse to

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For example, a coach who wishes to utilize the 2-2-1 full-court press (the # 2) and then fall back into a 1-3-1 half-court zone (the # 3) can do so with a simple and easy call--"23.
He rallied in the second race, moving up to 10th before finishing 15th, and it was the same story on Sunday when he led for most of the third race, only to fall back to ninth, but then rallied to finish third in his last race of the day yesterday.
I hate to fall back on form and medium, rather than the conceptual, indeed Foucauldian approach to painting that Roberts takes (in extending the philosopher's grasp of the coercive power of hospitals and other institutions to suburban houses and the violence of private life), but her art functions better for me when she uses a smaller scale that allows her more luxuriance in paint.
One in five Britons regularly ends up overdrawn despite having savings to fall back on, research claimed today.
In Act 2, Otto shows up in London--dressed for success in a red coat, looking like Boy George--where he and Gilda fall back into bed together.
Three Thunder Bay high school students remain undecided about pursuing careers in business, but the trio has an award-winning business idea to fall back on if they ever change their minds.
I've put some humor in it -- if you're laughing one minute and moved the next, the drama is heightened -- but, to be honest, I really had to discipline myself and not just fall back on ways of working that I knew I was comfortable with: the easy laugh.
So the green meadows fall back into the green meadows.
2 Symptoms of insomnia include difficulty falling asleep, awakening frequently during the night, waking up too early, an inability to fall back to sleep, or awakening feeling unrefreshed.
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study from University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) sheds light on why some people fall back into drugs despite undergoing a treatment.
To ensure that you savor every second, they've created Fall Back in Time, a unique seasonal promotion that showcases great destinations to enjoy this time of year.
In this ``spring ahead, fall back'' scenario, how far do the Dodgers fall back from the rest of the competition after ending their meek managerial search by picking some poor stooge before they spring back into damage control and show off the ``new'' stadium with $8-beer-friendly seats and wider aisles that'll allow more convenient exits before the seventh-inning yawn?
Seeing the rout in progress, Rall began to order his men to fall back to an orchard at the southwest corner of town, but American bullets cut him down before his retreat could begin.
In order to do that, we had to fall back in some instances.