fall / fall down

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@ The bird had fallen from a nest.

 

@ The bird had fallen down from a nest.

 

Any further explanation between fell & fell down with explicit examples?

 Thanks!!!!

asked Jul 09 '12 at 06:56 FiO New member

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Fall / Fell are the tricky ones because it can be the verb or noun. He fell outside, or He fell down outside. According to the Grammarly, it is He fell outside. But actually, people use "He fell down outside" all the time. I also heard the Grammarly is following the British English. (Not sure) Hope some experts or someone from Grammarly answers this in ASAP. Thanks

link comment answered Mar 10 at 17:40 Ace New member

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