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free fall

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  1. free fallnoun

    the ideal falling motion of something subject only to a gravitational field

    drop, dip, fall

  2. drop, dip, fall, free fallnoun

    a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

    "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"

    driblet, cutpurse, pin, crepuscule, dip, surrender, twilight, drop-off, spill, magnetic inclination, downslope, bead, declivity, decline, drop curtain, cliff, pickpocket, declination, pearl, descent, inclination, fall, autumn, drib, evenfall, gloam, plunge, drop cloth, downfall, declension, drop, magnetic dip, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, angle of dip, gloaming, tumble, capitulation

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  1. Sung Won Sohn:

    The economy is almost in free fall.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I think it is in free fall, I think, if you look over the last week and a half, two weeks, maybe I helped it along by making a speech two weeks ago.

  3. Michael Schmidt:

    In Britain, the picture is different, for many small British firms, Brexit meant losing access to their most important export market... It’s like shooting yourself in the foot. And this explains why German imports from Britain are in free-fall now.

  4. Dick Durbin:

    The FDA is supposed to protect all Americans, and particularly our children. I'm calling on FDA to finally come to its senses. Err on the side of public safety, on the side of kids, not tobacco companies. This free fall in the legal department at the FDA is unimaginable. It's not safe for America. And it's not safe for our future.

  5. Norman Levine:

    The price of oil is up, there are worries about supply issues from Libya, but really we're just in, as far as I'm concerned, free fall in oil until the Saudis decide they want to stop pushing prices down.


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