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    fell prone, tripped

    I fell prone after I tripped on the stone, grazing my toes.

    I meant by the sentence that `I fell flat after I caught my foot to the stone and lost my balance, grazing my toes']

    Is this sentence correct?

    Please help me.

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    Re: fell prone, tripped

    Say:
    I tripped on a stone and fell.
    Or:
    I tripped on a stone and fell down.
    Or:
    I tripped on a stone and fell flat on my face.
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    Is this sentence correct?

    Please help me.
    Those are both good.

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    Re: fell prone, tripped

    In the US, you'd say you "stubbed your toe."

    I stubbed my toes on the rock and ended up falling flat on the ground.

    [not a teacher]

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    Re: fell prone, tripped

    Which is more likely--that you stubbed your toe and then fell or that you tripped and then fell?


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