fall+to+the+ground

  • 1 fall to the ground — To come to nothing • • • Main Entry: ↑ground …

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  • 2 fall to the ground — collapse, crumble, fall down …

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  • 3 To fall to the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 4 fall on stony ground — phrase to receive a negative reaction from other people Her ideas seemed to fall on stony ground. Thesaurus: to fail, or to stop being successfulsynonym Main entry: stony * * * I see stony …

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  • 5 fall on stony ground — ► fall on stony ground (of words or a suggestion) be ignored or badly received. [ORIGIN: with biblical reference to the parable of the sower in the Gospel of Matthew.] Main Entry: ↑stony …

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  • 6 fall on stony ground — if a request, a warning, or advice falls on stony ground, people ignore it. Repeated requests to stop the fighting have fallen on stony ground. Warnings about the disastrous effect on the environment fell on stony ground …

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  • 7 fall on stony ground — (of words or a suggestion) be ignored or badly received. [with biblical ref. to the parable of the sower (Matt. 13:5).] → stony …

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  • 8 Fall Out (The Prisoner) — Infobox Television episode Title = Fall Out Series = The Prisoner Season = 1 Episode = 17 Guests = Number Two: Leo McKern Number Forty Eight: Alexis Kanner President: Kenneth Griffith Writer = Patrick McGoohan Director = Patrick McGoohan… …

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  • 9 Fall of the Ottoman Empire — issues cleanup=Sep 2008 refimprove=Sep 2008 wikify=Sep 2008 Republic of Turkey (superimposed upon modern borders). Some scholars argue the power of the Caliphate began waning by 1683, and without the acquisition of significant new wealth the… …

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  • 10 Fall of the giants, Palazzo del Principe, Genoa — (c. 1529)    Perino del Vaga painted this ceiling fresco as part of the decorations of Andrea Doria s Palazzo del Principe. The scene, located in the Sala dei Giganti (Room of the Giants), depicts the Olympian defeat of the giants, sons of the… …

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  • 11 The Legislative Assembly and the fall of the French monarchy — The French Revolution was a period in the history of France covering the years 1789 to 1799, in which republicans overthrew the Bourbon monarchy and the Roman Catholic Church perforce underwent radical restructuring. This article covers the one… …

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  • 12 To bite the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 13 To take the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 14 Facts on the ground — For the book by Nadia Abu El Haj, see Facts on the Ground (book). Facts on the ground is a diplomatic term that means the situation in reality as opposed to in the abstract.[citation needed] It originated in discussions of the Israeli–Palestinian …

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  • 15 To bite the ground — Bite Bite (b[imac]t), v. t. [imp. {Bit} (b[i^]t); p. p. {Bitten} (b[i^]t t n), {Bit}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Biting}.] [OE. biten, AS. b[=i]tan; akin to D. bijten, OS. b[=i]tan, OHG. b[=i]zan, G. beissen, Goth. beitan, Icel. b[=i]ta, Sw. bita, Dan.… …

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  • 16 To come to the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 17 between two stools one falls to the ground — Inability to choose between, or accommodate oneself to, alternative viewpoints or courses of action is likely to end in disaster. Now more common in the metaphorical phrase to fall between two stools. Cf. medieval L. labitur enitens sellis herere …

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  • 18 kiss the ground — fall prostrate onto the ground, place one s face to the ground …

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  • 19 Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground — cover Song by Blind Willie Johnson Format 78 …

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  • 20 Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) — Single par The Jacksons extrait de l’album Destiny Face B That s What You Get (for Being Polite) Sortie 9 décembre 1978 Enregistrement Aout …

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