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    Lock the barn door after the horse is gone

    To try to deal with something after it is too late

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    Until the cows come home

    Until very late, for a long time

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    Fall apart at the seams

    To separate at the seams (for material that is sewn together), to fall apart

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    Red-eye

    An airplane flight that leaves late at night and arrives early in the morning

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    Night owl

    Someone who likes to stay up very late at night

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    Fall from grace

    To stop being held in favor by others especially because of some wrong or foolish action

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    Bottom drops/falls out of (something)

    A collapse occurs and prices fall below an earlier low price

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    Fall through

    To fail, to be ruined, to not happen

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    In arrears

    Late or overdue (usually for bills and money)

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    Fall into the wrong hands

    Something secret or dangerous is discovered by someone who may use it in a way that harms people

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    Fall into one's lap

    To come to you by chance and good luck and without any effort on your part (used for an opportunity or chance)

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    Fall on deaf ears

    -to have one's talk or ideas ignored by the person that they are intended for

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    Fall flat on one's face

    To be completely unsuccessful

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    Fall head over heels

    To fall down (and maybe roll over)

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    Fall head over heels in love with (someone)

    To fall deeply in love with someone

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    Fall head over heels in love (with someone)

    To fall deeply in love with someone

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    Fall for (someone)

    A) feel love for someone b) to be tricked or fooled by someone

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    Fall in love (with someone)

    To begin to experience feelings of love for someone

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    Love at first sight

    To fall in love with someone or something the first time that one sees him or her or it

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    Steal (someone's) heart

    To cause someone to fall in love with you

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    Fall ill

    To become sick or ill

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    Wait up for

    Staying awake until late at night (for something to happen)

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    Jennifer Lopez

    I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends, just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever. And I was always the clown.

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    Candice Bergen

    I guess I was a mom so late in life, my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.

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    Roy Orbison

    I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.

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    Carol P. Christ

    I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's.

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    William Bartram

    Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.

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    Victor Kiam

    Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.

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    To drop off

    To decrease; to fall asleep

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    Better late than never

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    Into every life a little rain must fall

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    It's never too late

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    Pride goes before a fall

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    The bigger they are, the harder they fall

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    The fruit does not fall far from the tree

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    Couldn't see a joke except by appointment: and he'd probably be late for that

    Said of a dim, dull or low-witted person

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    Jim Fiebig

    Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.

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    Socrates

    Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

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    Daphne Zuniga

    I started dating older men, and I would fall in love with them. I thought they could teach me about life.

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    Tobias Wolff

    I teach one semester a year, and this year I'm just teaching one course during that semester, a writing workshop for older students in their late 20s and early 30s, people in our graduate program who are already working on a manuscript and trying to bring it to completion.

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    J. D. Salinger

    I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.

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    Jim Rohn

    If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

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    Henny Youngman

    If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.

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    Bernard Baruch

    Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

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    Andy Goldsworthy

    Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow on top of a mountain in late May or June. There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.

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    Judith Viorst

    One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again.

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    Confucius

    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

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    Peter De Vries

    The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

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    Ashley Montagu

    The idea is to die young as late as possible.

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    David Ricardo

    There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.

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    Alexander Hamilton

    Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.

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    Mel Brooks

    Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.

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    Mary Kay Ash

    We fall forward to succeed.

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    Edmund Burke

    When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.

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    Hamlin Garland

    Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy.

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    Arthur Helps

    Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

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    Paul Theroux

    You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.

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    Georg Buchner

    You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie.

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    Bill Vaughan

    Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.

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    Zonk out

    Fall asleep (mainly of boredom)

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    To fall behind with

    To be late with something

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