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    Do we fall off the sky?

    Do we fall off the sky?

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    I can say with 100% certainty that I have never fallen off the sky. I have never even stood on the sky, a position I would have to be in in order to fall off it. You need something else after "fall" (hint: you need two words).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Are you asking whether off is the right preposition? If so, no, it isn't. Various kinds of things may fall from the sky. They hardly ever include people, so "we" usually don't.
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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Do we fall off the sky?
    As a rule, no.

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I can say with 100% certainty that I have never fallen off the sky. I have never even stood on the sky, a position I would have to be in in order to fall off it. You need something else after "fall" (hint: you need two words).

    We fall from the sky.

    Do we fall off every thing else? Like car, boat, bicycle, bed, chair, mountain etc?

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    We fall from the sky.

    Do we fall off every thing else? Like car, boat, bicycle, bed, chair, mountain etc?
    Fall out of a car
    Fall off a boat/Fall overboard from a boat
    Fall off a bicycle
    Fall out of bed
    Fall down a mountain

    There's no rule to memorise. You'll just have to learn the appropriate usage as you come across it.

    For your original, I was thinking of "fall out of the sky".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Fall out of a car
    Fall off a boat/Fall overboard from a boat
    Fall off a bicycle
    Fall out of bed
    Fall down a mountain

    There's no rule to memorise. You'll just have to learn the appropriate usage as you come across it.

    For your original, I was thinking of "fall out of the sky".
    Okay, so someone or something can fall out of the sky. Is it correct?

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Are you asking whether off is the right preposition? If so, no, it isn't. Various kinds of things may fall from the sky. They hardly ever include people, so "we" usually don't.
    "Fall out of sky" or "Fall from sky". Which one is correct? EMS is saying "Fall out of sky".

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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Okay, so someone or something can fall out of the sky. Is it correct?
    Something can. What do you imagine it would mean for someone to fall out of the sky?
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    Re: Do we fall off the sky?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Okay, so someone or something can fall out of the sky. Is it correct?
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "Fall out of sky" or "Fall from sky". Which one is correct? EMS is saying "Fall out of sky".
    That is something ems wouldn't dream of saying. Can you see the mistake you introduced after getting something right just two minutes earlier?
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