Easy as falling off a log - Something very easy or simple to do is as easy as falling off a log.
Fall at the first fence - If something falls at the first fence, it goes wrong or fails at the first or an early stage.
Fall at the first hurdle - If something falls at the first hurdle, it goes wrong or fails at the first or an early stage.
Fall by the wayside - To fall by the wayside is to give up or fail before completion.
Fall from grace - If a person falls from grace, they lose favor with someone.
Fall off the back of a lorry - (UK) If someone tries to sell you something that has fallen of the back of a lorry, they are trying to sell you stolen goods.
Fall off the turnip truck - (USA) If someone has just fallen off the turnip truck, they are uninformed, naive and gullible. (Often used in the negative)
Fall off the wagon - If someone falls off the wagon, they start drinking after having given up completely for a time.
Fall on our feet - If you fall on your feet, you succeed in doing something where there was a risk of failure.
Fall on stony ground - If an idea or plan falls on stony ground, it is received negatively by people in positions of power or fails to take off.
Fall on your sword - If someone falls on their sword, they resign or accept the consequences of some wrongdoing.
Into each life some rain must fall - This means that bad or unfortunate things will happen to everyone at some time.
Let the chips fall where they may - This means that we shouldn't try to control events, because destiny controls them.
Pride goes before a fall - Excessive pride or confidence can allow people to make mistakes or go wrong.
Ride for a fall - If sxomeone is riding for a fall, they are taking great risks that are likely to end in a disaster.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. feallan,; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere, to deceive, Gr. sfa`llein to cause to fall, Skr. sphal, sphul, to tremble. Cf. Fail Fell (v. t.), to cause to fall
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. from the north-eastern Scotch pronunciation of whale.
The fall of the Bridge is a sign that not only the Willamettes but all the tribes of the Wauna shall fall and pass away.
"The Bridge of the Gods" by Frederic Homer Balch
So for a moment he tottered, between falling forward and falling back.
"Billy Topsail & Company" by Norman Duncan
But the fall of Fort Fleron began to tell in favor of the Germans.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
Lieutenant Warneford saw the Zeppelin fall and knew that its raiding days were over.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
When your fine young lady becomes sixteen she shall fall asleep, and nothing you can do will be able to waken her.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Then the false mother had to turn into a panther again, lest she fall down.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
She was seeing them fall.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
Later replaced by the Falls Church Garage and Kent Cleaners.
"A Virginia Village" by Charles A. Stewart
It was a race against time, too, for dusk was falling, and I knew that it would be impossible to get out of St.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
The patient falls away in flesh and becomes weaker, as is shown by the fact that one frequently finds it lying down.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
And let Thy rain
Fall--or as joy or pain
So that I be
Yet unforgot of Thee.
"The Tree" by John Freeman
A light snow
Three Thousand Realms
Within those realms
Light snow falls
"This World" by Taigu Ryokan
Tears that have no reason
Fall in my sorry heart:
What! there was no treason?
This grief hath no reason.
"After Paul Verlaine-I" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
A leaf falling gives you
A glimpse of beauty
And slips under your shoulder
You are no longer fully alone
"The Right To Speak" by Rene Guy Cadou
For Thee, for Thee I'd live, Lord!
Yet oft I almost fall
Before Him--Oh, forgive, Lord,
My sinful thrall!
"Mary At Nazareth" by Cale Young Rice
I saw her bright reflection
In the waters under me,
Like a golden goblet falling
And sinking into the sea.
"The Bridge" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
On Wednesday, September 19, Eric George McNeill, 65, was arrested at a campground near Klamath Falls by law enforcement officials from the US Marshals, Oregon State Police, and Klamath Falls Police Department.
FILE -In this June 15, 2012 file photo, Nik Wallenda walks over Niagara Falls on a tightrope in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
The Chippewa Falls Police Department says Brooklyn Payne, 19, walked into the DJ's Mart in Chippewa Falls around 2 pm Wednesday afternoon with a knife and demanded money.
(Glens Falls, NY) The American Red Cross is offering fall and winter courses dedicated to babysitters .
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) You could win a year's supply of bacon from Falls Brand.
Monroe County Deputies say a suspect has been arrested in a bank robber y in Honeoye Falls 23 year old Michael Vanaalst of Honeoye Falls faces robbery and grand larceny charges.
NIAGARA FALLS – New plans call for the Robert Moses Parkway to be dramatically altered at the entrance to Niagara Falls State Park.
The Republicans are looking for the best way to fall off Fiscal Cliff, which has become a place fixed in the geography of public opinion, like Sioux Falls and Grand Canyon.
Angela "Angie" Beaumont , a resident of Little Falls, passed away Saturday, Oct 27, 2012, at her home in Little Falls.
ROCK FALLS – Helen Lorraine Bender , 79, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012, at her home.
Bertha Bain, a resident of Little Falls, formerly of Swanville, passed away Thursday Oct 11, 2012, at St Otto's Care Center in Little Falls.
"Tom" Blackburn , 88 of Wichita Falls, Texas died on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Alpana Singh reports that next fall her husband, Charles Blackstone , will publish Vintage Attraction, a novel about an English teacher who falls for a sommelier.
Old Falls Street, USA, will host its first ever " Blues Christmas" event on Friday, Dec 14, inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St, Niagara Falls.
ROCK FALLS – Bryce Keith Bode , 3 months, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Sept 28, 2012, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.
The shaping is optimized for the µs time-scale rise and fall times, such that noise-spikes from single photo-electron are smeared out and suppressed.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
After the activation, the system falls to one of all states with equal probability.
Scaling Law and Aging Phenomena in the Random Energy Model
Table 2 shows for each radial velocity data set the probability (p) that this hypothesis is correct, and since p never falls below 30 percent, we must accept the hypothesis.
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
However, if it is moved to point B, it falls in the gravitational ﬁeld, releasing energy.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
This domain falls into a sum of the (N − 2)! regions.
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry