Brady fell down the stairs, at which point he was looking up at the homeowner.
When I got really scared was when I had a public episode where I fell down drunk and I blacked out.
At one point he fell down a crevasse and was left dangling in the abyss from a rope, up which he dragged his disintegrating body.
But there was a really eerie moment where he fell down while walking, on the set.
In fact, it was almost routine: he was tossed off, he got hit by a horn, he fell down, he got up again, and the bull turned away.
But when he was safely out of sight, he fell down in the dust of the road and laughed and laughed till he was sick with laughing.
The blow was a bit too severe and the Egyptian fell down dead.
It is the name of a hamlet, the place where I fell down, thinking and hoping and almost praying that I should die.
He fell down on it breathing hard and I brought him a drink of water.
Several of them, in the act of striking at the enemy, fell down from mere weakness.
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+)