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take a fall

Slang definitions & phrases for take a fall

take a drink

verb phrase

To strike out

[1916+ Baseball; fr the fact that the player can then go to the drinking fountain in the dugout]

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Idioms and Phrases with take a fall

take a fall

Also, take a spill. Suffer a fall, fall down, as in You took quite a fall on the ski slopes, didn't you? or Bill took a spill on the ice.
Be arrested or convicted, as in He's taken a fall or two and spent some years in jail. [ ; 1920s ]
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