Shift #592

to fall down → to experience failure

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Type Polysemy
Language Russian
Lexeme provalit'sja
Meaning 1 to fall through a. Провалиться в погреб 'to fall in the cellar'. b. Провалиться в яму 'to fall in a pit'. c. Гнилой мосток провалился 'The rotten bridge collapsed'. d. Крыша провалилась 'The roof collapsed'.
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Meaning 2 to fail a. Провалился на экзамене. 'He failed the exam.'
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Type Polysemy
Language Lezgian
Lexeme k’ʷatun
Meaning 1 to fall through кIвалин къав кIватна
"the house roof fell in"
Direction
Meaning 2 to fail, to go bankrupt a. адан планар кIватна 'His plans dropped through';
"его планы провалились"
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Type Polysemy
Language Japanese
Lexeme ochiru (落ちる)
Meaning 1 to fall もう一歩下がると、崖から落ちるよ
"Another step, and you'll fall over the cliff."
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Meaning 2 to fail an exam, to be defeated 私は試験に落ちた
"I failed the exam"
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Comment EDICT
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Type Polysemy
Language Icelandic
Lexeme falla
Meaning 1 to fall mörg tré féllu í óveðrinu
"a lot of trees fell down during the storm"
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Meaning 2 to be defeated, to lose, to fail (an exam) hann féll í stærðfræði
"he failed his math test"
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Comment Берков
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Type Polysemy
Language Swedish
Lexeme falla
Meaning 1 to fall down stenen föll ner från taket
"the stone fell off the roof"
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Meaning 2 to experience failure de kämpade bra men föll i kvartsfinalen
"they played well but lost in the quarterfinals"
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme tomber
Meaning 1 to fall down se casser une jambe en tombant
"to break one's leg while falling"
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Meaning 2 to be unsuccessful Cette pièce tombera rapidement.
"This play will be damned fast."
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