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Phrasal Verbs

fall off

This page is about the phrasal verb fall off

Meaning: to become less in amount or lower in level

Synonym: drop off, decrease, decline

For example:

  • fall off Sales of sunglasses usually fall off in winter, but pick up again in summer.

  • fall off Tourist numbers fell off quite a bit because of the reports of sickness in the country.

Quick Quiz:

In the hotel business, bookings always fall off in

a. the high season

b. the low season

c. the holiday season

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