fall\ back

1. I
the enemy (the troops, etc.) fell back противник и т.д. отступил
2. XVI
1) fall back to smth. fall back to one's original positions (to one's final defence lines, etc.) отойти на исходные позиции и т.д.
2) fall back (up)an smth., smb. fall back on the cushions откинуться /упасть/ на подушки; fall back on one's private means (on old methods, upon the other alternative, etc.) использовать личные средства и т.д.; he always falls back on that он всегда использует этот метод /к этому прибегает/; it is always useful to have smth. to fall hack on всегда полезно иметь что-л. про запас /на случай необходимости/; fall back on one's friends (on someone else, on one's family, etc.) прибегать к помощи друзей и т.д.; you can always fall back on me вы всегда можете положиться /рассчитывать/ на меня
3) fall back into smth. fall back into silence вновь замолчать; fall back into the power of this horrible man снова попасть во власть этого ужасного человека

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • fall\ back\ on — • fall back on • fall back upon v 1. To retreat to. The enemy made a strong attack, and the soldiers fell back on the fort. 2. To go for help to; turn to in time of need. When the big bills for Mother s hospital care came, Joe was glad he had… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fall back — {v.} To move back; go back. Usually used with a group as subject. * /The army fell back before their stubborn enemies./ * /The crowd around the hurt boy fell back when someone shouted Give him air! / Compare: DROP BACK, GIVE WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall back — {v.} To move back; go back. Usually used with a group as subject. * /The army fell back before their stubborn enemies./ * /The crowd around the hurt boy fell back when someone shouted Give him air! / Compare: DROP BACK, GIVE WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall back on — (something) to depend on something after a loss or failure. The family has no savings to fall back on. I fell back on skills I had learned years ago when I had to earn a living for myself …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall back — [v] retreat back, draw back, give back, recede, recoil, retire, retrocede, retrograde, surrender, withdraw, yield; concept 195 Ant. forge, forward, progress …   New thesaurus

  • fall back — ► fall back retreat. Main Entry: ↑fall …   English terms dictionary

  • fall back on — ► fall back on have recourse to when in difficulty. Main Entry: ↑fall …   English terms dictionary

  • fall-back — fallˈ back adjective Used as a retreat, or second alternative (also noun) • • • Main Entry: ↑fall …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall back (up)on — To have recourse to as an expedient or resource in reserve ● fall …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall back — index regress, relapse, retire (retreat), retreat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fall back on — index exploit (make use of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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