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Phrasal Verbs - FALL: fall for, fall in, fall behind, fall through... - YouTube the Lesson from Adam about phrasal verbs with Fall  See details »

 
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  • 00:00: hi welcome again to ink vidcom I'm Adam and today's lesson we're going to look at phrasal verbs again I know everybody likes these I've heard all the comments so again what our phrasal verbs phrasal verbs are a combination of a verb and a preposition that together have a very different meaning than the two words by themselves today's phrasal verbs are going to be with the verb fall fall apart fall out fall behind fall for fall
  • 00:32: through fall in fall in with fall back fall back on different meanings to in and in with back and back on so let's start fall apart - meaning few meanings we're going to look at today the first one is basically come apart or disintegrate or break off so if any of you have ever cooked ribs do you like ribs no like big stack of
  • 01:01: ribs boil them put them on the barbecue cook them really really well then the meat just falls apart this comes off the bones very very delicious another meaning of fall apart is to have like a nervous breakdown okay let's write that excuse me a nervous breakdown when we when someone has a nervous breakdown oh I'm sorry we
  • 01:30: say they have fallen apart they have lost control of themselves emotionally so an example of when does a person fall apart if for example if I had a girlfriend for a very very long time and one day she comes home she says bye I'm leaving you know maybe I'll go crazy I'll fall apart I won't be able to work I won't be able to sleep I won't be able to do anything that's not necessarily the way things happen but for some people that's how it happens they just fall apart okay fall out so I'm walking down the street I'm you
  • 02:02: know I'm happy I'm bouncing around something falls out of my pocket basically comes out and falls to the ground that's the very basic term fallout another meaning for Fallout is when you have a fight or a quarrel with someone you talk about something you get into a disagreement you fight and then you don't speak to each other anymore so basically you had a falling-out if you want the noun of it you falling out a
  • 02:32: fight okay so a fall out a fight another meeting a third meaning is basically consequences for example in a war there's a big bomb dropped somewhere and then all the fallout all the things that fell out and then all the results the fallout from this attack was that many people were left homeless or that many people were killed or that the fight extended so the fallout means the result
  • 03:00: or the consequence of something that happened usually something bad and then the consequences of course are also bad fall behind - again more than one meaning the first meaning fall behind means to be a little bit behind all my friends are walking I'm walking with my friends they're walking fast and I start to fall behind so another word is lag lag means be behind not keep pace with we also use
  • 03:31: this when we talk about debts like for example you have to pay bills every month the phone company sends you a bill and you pay it a new page but one month you missed so then the next month you have to pay the last month's bill and this month's bill but you don't have enough money so you let a little bit more go now you're starting to fall behind on your payments eventually the bank will come and take your phone take your car take your puppy whatever you have that's worth any money that's
  • 04:01: basically fall behind of course if I drop this here it will fall behind me but that's too simple fall for okay a couple of interesting meaning meanings fall for one when you fall for something or fall for someone means you basically you fall in love okay I went to the bar I met this girl I just I just fell for her right then and there I fell in love I lost Joel I wanted this person but then her friend came and told me that for $50 he
  • 04:32: will give me her phone number so I gave him $50 and he ran away I fell for his trick okay so fall for means believe something that is not true okay if you are that type of person you are gullible I think I spelled that right out to check that later fall for means believe in a trick or believe in something that's not true or fall in love fall through fall through means when you have a plan or
  • 05:01: you try to do something but then at the end it just didn't work your attempt failed so it fell through so last month I made a vacation plans to go to Florida and then at the last minute my boss told me no you have to come into work because there's an emergency we need to do something so my plans fell through fell through the floor basically and didn't come out now if you're walking along the street again and there's a sewer where
  • 05:30: the water goes in after the rain and you drop your key and they fall through the hole so fall through that's a simple explanation fall in this is more like military when when the drill sergeant says fall in everybody stands in line in a straight line we all fall in line it also basically means get with the program or do what you're supposed to do in a company a boss for example a supervisor wants all his staff to fall
  • 06:00: in line with the program he wants everybody to understand and follow what is needed to be done fall in with basically it's the same idea means you follow something but you do it unintentionally okay so for example if you fall in with the wrong people you somehow join these people that you didn't really want to but somehow it happened so when you hear about gangs in America for example a lot of these kids who've joined gangs
  • 06:30: basically fell in with these people because that's what was around them and then now they're part of the gang they are gangsters they didn't want to be but they fell in with the wrong people who pulled them into the gang fall back again I could fall back or backward both okay fall back and fall back on or two different things fall back on for example I'm a teacher but if for some reason I couldn't teach anymore I also
  • 07:00: went to chef school I know how to cook so I can always fall back on my cooking skills to get a job so it's like a real I rely on something I always have a backup something that I can do if something else doesn't work I can fall back on that fall back is also means like get behind for example in bills payment or bills I fell back in my payments I have to catch up now so there you go some phrasal verbs for fall by the way this was a request a couple of
  • 07:31: requests for this and that's why we have them here if you have any questions please ask in the comment section on Ingvild do the quiz and I'll see you again soon you