Meaning of fall away in English:

fall away

Translate fall away into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • 1Gradually decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality.

    ‘the trees began to fall away to shrubby growth’
    • ‘many of the original fans began to fall away as the new audience grew’
    1. 1.1(in sport) begin to play less well.
      ‘when he faded the whole team fell away’
      • ‘But at the same time, the last three seasons with Scott in the team still saw us fall away as the campaign drew to an end.’
      • ‘Yes, our league form did fall away a bit but now we are back on track we can give it full focus now and look to improve our league position.’
      • ‘Middlesbrough in particular have suffered this season from this very factor, falling away after a great start to the season.’
      • ‘They challenged throughout the season and won the Powergen Cup before falling away towards the end of the campaign.’
      • ‘By early in the second half the Ecuador international was exhausted and fell away.’
  • 2(of land) slope downwards.

    • ‘the land fell away in a steep bank’
    slope down, slope, slant down, go down, incline downwards, tilt downwards, drop away, drop, descend, dip, sink, plunge
    View synonyms