See the below examples to learn some phrasal verbs with fall.
fall apart – to deteriorate
- The dress was cheaply made so it is already falling apart.
- Their relationship fell apart because they didn’t have time for each other.
fall apart – to deteriorate emotionally, be unable to cope
- She fell apart after her husband died.
- Addictions often make people fall apart and lose control of their lives.
fall behind – to not make the same progress as others or as planned
- The lessons are so difficult that I worry about falling behind
- After hurting her ankle, she quickly fell behind the other racers.
fall for – to develop feelings for
- In Disney movies, the prince always falls for the princess.
- I don’t think I could fall for someone who is not educated.
fall for – to foolishly believe something, especially a deception
- She kept falling for her boyfriend’s lies.
- You shouldn’t fall for it, it’s a scam.
fall through – to fail; to not be completed as hoped
- Our trip to Paris fell through because plane tickets became too expensive.
- If my plans with her fall through, I’ll go shopping with you.