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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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Diese Forderungen sind letztendlich auch eine Folge der die ethnische Heterogenitat begrundenden Migrationsprozesse; insbesondere im Falle des Banats werden ihre Verlaufe und Ergebnisse rumanischer- und serbischerseits hochst unterschiedlich gewertet.
34) Slander, on the other hand, is associated with one's relationship with God, or rather with one's blasphemous refusal to love and serve God as one should: "many lufes God whils pai er in ese, and in adversitee pai grotche, and falles in swa mykel sarynes, pat unneth may any man comforth pam; and swa sclawnder pai God, flytand and feghtand agayne his domes.
Adenocarcinom der ekkrinen Schweissdrusen: klinische, histopathologische, histoenzymatische und ultrastrukturelle eines Falles.
See CHRISTIAN BEYER, GRENZEN DER ARZNEIMITTELHAFTUNG DARGESTELLT AM BEISPIEL DES CONTERGAN FALLES (1989).
7), the Mirror's collection of 'the lives and falles of many wyghtes' offers her the chance of some posthumous restitution: 'nowe a time I see for me preparde.
On Erna's drawings, see also Heinz Weiss and Claudia Frank, `Rekonstruktion des Wurzburger Falles "Erna" von Melanie Klein', in Heinz Weiss and Hermann Lang (eds.
Esta vez no quiero que me falles, no soporto que me enganen una vez, ni mucho menos 2, como seria tu caso si vuelves a utilizarme.
Llego Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero: "No nos falles, Jose Luis .
Ernestina: Me dijiste hay como un mes que tu hablas cualquier idioma y ahora yo no trago bromas y tienes que hablar ingles Arrodillate a mis pies sin alardes y sin ruidos y dime en versos medidos sin que falles de algun modo, como le dicen a todo en los Estados Unidos Chuito: A la puerta dicen "doar" al senor le dicen "ser" al ano le dicen "yiar" ?