fall back

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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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I fall back in the Lord's crib for the rest of my life." (www.
And without any coherent spiritual worldview to fall back on, France is finding itself morally adrift and in search of answers formerly underpinned by a Judeo-Christian spiritual soul.
The findings reveal that the pressure exerted by sunlight would have scattered most of the ejected material before it had a chance to fall back to the planet.
Supported by a careful gathering of statistics, Being Single in the Church Today does not fall back on a preachy tone or closed-minded attitudes, but honestly and realistically approaches how the church can best adapt to help single people nurture their faith.
For example, a coach who has to make use of the 2-1-2 full-court press ("3 Press") and then fall back into a 2-3 half-court zone (the # 2), would have a simple defensive call-"32."
time spring forward and fall back with the rest of the nation, as do a few other counties near Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Profit-takers caused the London market to fall back, yet failed to lessen the shine of a better-than-expected year for the FTSE 100 Index.
This time Billy and Bonnie must fall back on t5heir dragon traits and the wisdom they acquired through their previous adventures in order to explore a multi-dimensional domain of evil.
Computers work fine, but in severe, hostile weather like the desert, there is nothing like a good-oi' set of hard-copy maintenance manuals to fall back on when doing your maintenance.
"I think probably I'd fall back on Waltzing Matilda, I would feel safe."
The 21-year-old quit Stockport County for Preston College after deciding he needed something to fall back on.
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.