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    Fall, Drop

    For these:

    1 "The word fell out of use."
    2 "The word dropped out of use."

    Both "fall" and "drop" versions could be found on google. But dictionary definition seem to only allow the first usage. Could sentence 2 be wrong?

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    #2

    Re: Fall, Drop

    Quote Originally Posted by kievan View Post
    For these:

    1 "The word fell out of use."
    2 "The word dropped out of use."

    Both "fall" and "drop" versions could be found on google. But dictionary definition seem to only allow the first usage. Could sentence 2 be wrong?
    No, it's fine. Check the phrasal verb definitions here: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/drop

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    Re: Fall, Drop

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