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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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References in classic literature ?
You are a coward, and your people are falling from you.
In the example of a worker falling from a ladder, the secondary source could be the floor or ground.
A long fall is better than getting gobbled up by a predator, and previous research has described increased "ant rain," a shower of ants falling from a tree-top, after a bird lands.