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fall from (something)

To drop from something at some height. Unfortunately, when Susan opened the door, a pile of snow fell from the roof and hit her. I'm sure the glass didn't just fall from the table—the cat probably knocked it over.
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fall from someone or something

to fall off of someone or something. The books fell from the top shelf in the earthquake. The eggs rolled and fell from the counter and broke on the floor.
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The bed of the watercourse was covered with fragments of broken rocks, which had fallen from above, offering so many obstructions to the course of the rapid stream, which vexed and fretted about them,--forming at intervals small waterfalls, pouring over into deep basins, or splashing wildly upon heaps of stones.
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For his comparative study, begun around 1800, Howard also obtained other pieces of stone and metallic material, called native irons, that Chladni deduced must have fallen from the sky.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance-an indicator of the pace of job loss-have fallen from their high level in March; employment on nonfarm payrolls edged up, on balance, over May and June after ten months of decline; and the length of the average workweek increased noticeably in May and June.