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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fall back

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fall back
      v 1: fall backwards and down
      2: hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress,
         development, etc. [syn: lag, dawdle, fall behind]
      3: move back and away from; "The enemy fell back" [syn: recede,
          retire] [ant: advance]
      4: retreat [syn: lose, drop off, fall behind, recede]
         [ant: gain]
      5: have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing
         meat" [syn: resort, recur]
      6: go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often
         minor criminals" [syn: relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress,