fall\ back


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 — {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 — or[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 money in …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall back on — or[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 money in …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall back on — or fall back upon phrasal to have recourse to < had to fall back on their reserves > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fall back — intransitive verb Date: 1607 retreat, recede …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fall back and forward — Fall back is a feature of a modem protocol in data communication whereby two communicating modems which experience data corruption (due to line noise, for example) can renegotiate with each other to use a lower speed connection. Fall forward is a …   Wikipedia

  • fall back upon — phrasal see fall back on …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To fall back — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fall back on — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fall back upon — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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