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fall

1. in. to be arrested; to be charged with a crime. (see also fall guy.) I heard that Mooshoo fell. Is that right?
2. n. one’s arrest; being arrested and charged. (Underworld.) Who took the fall for the bank job?

fall

foul/afoul
1. Nautical To collide. Used of vessels.
2. To clash: fell foul of the law.
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Higginbotham was an object of abhorrence at Parker's Falls, and that a thanksgiving had been proclaimed for his murder; so excessive was the wrath of the inhabitants on learning their mistake.
The handbills of the selectmen would cause the commitment of all the vagabonds in the State; the paragraph in the Parker's Falls Gazette would be reprinted from Maine to Florida, and perhaps form an item in the London newspapers; and many a miser would tremble for his money bags and life, on learning the catastrophe of Mr.
Many individuals are afraid to tell their doctors how many times they fall because they fear loved ones may consider a nursing home and take away their independence," said Brian Werner, PT, MPT and National Director of Balance Center Program for FYZICAL.
However, around 80% of older people, wearing PERS, do not use their alarm system to call for help even if they fall [3,4].
This indicates that measures of both actual and perceived fall risk should be included in fall risk assessments to help tailor interventions for preventing falls in older people, say the authors.
To reduce the number of slips, trips and falls, the Navy is taking a proactive approach in identifying factors that lead to these mishaps.
Hence, birth rates fall, the workforce shrinks, and the share of the graying population rises.
To keep your style looking more kickin' than kindergarten, start your pigtails behind your ears and let some pieces fall out around your face.
It's just doing what it should be doing, except we're in the city, so it could fall in on a person, or a car or a house.
More than one-third of adults older than 65 fall each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Normally, however, he utilizes either remote-operated vehicles (ROVs) or manned submersibles, studying the whale fall fauna in situ and also removing samples to the surface for closer inspection.
A survey at one whale fall that had been on the ocean bottom for almost 2 years recorded that, close to the whale, each square meter of sediment hosted up to 45,000 individuals, not counting microbes.
They break easily and are not always reliable for purposes of patient fall monitoring So, these conversions often don't result in any cost savings over medical-grade, anti-fall alerts.
Both movies end in a kiss, both movies have musical numbers, both movies have cute boys," Fall says with a laugh, "so it was sort of a good match.
The federal government reports that in 1994, direct costs of fall injuries for people 65 years or older were $20.