The order gave all commanding officers permission to remove any items that fall under that category.
Many states and localities provide services to families who fall under the poverty line and also in the “near-poor” category.
And that means they also fall under the umbrella of programs most likely to get the axe when state and federal budgets are tight.
If you want to live in the United States, somewhere along the line you will fall under the thrall of the federal government.
Some wines that fall under the natural wine umbrella are lambasted for trying to pawn off technically flawed wines.
Livingstone evidently made a great impression on Chibisa; like other chiefs, he began to fall under the spell of his influence.
If I fall under his feet—as fall I may—I shall not complain.
He had taken the elevator because he did not wish to fall under the suspicions glance of that man.
But he said he had come too late to Concord to fall under Emerson's influence.
Am I one of those who fall under condemnation for the sins of their forefathers?
Old English feallan (class VII strong verb; past tense feoll, past participle feallen) "to fall; fail, decay, die," from Proto-Germanic *fallanan (cf. Old Frisian falla, Old Saxon fallan, Dutch vallen, Old Norse falla, Old High German fallan, German fallen), from PIE root *pol- "to fall" (cf. Armenian p'ul "downfall," Lithuanian puola "to fall," Old Prussian aupallai "finds," literally "falls upon").
Most of the figurative senses had developed in Middle English. Meaning "to be reduced" (as temperature) is from 1650s. To fall in love is attested from 1520s; to fall asleep is late 14c. Fall through "come to naught" is from 1781. To fall for something is from 1903.
c.1200, "a falling;" see fall (n.). Old English noun form, fealle, meant "snare, trap." Sense of "autumn" (now only in U.S.) is 1660s, short for fall of the leaf (1540s). That of "cascade, waterfall" is from 1570s. Wrestling sense is from 1550s. Of a city under siege, etc., 1580s. Fall guy is from 1906.
: This your first fall, ain't it?/ Another fall meant a life sentence (1893+)