break one's fall

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: to helped make one's fall less forceful The bushes beneath the window helped to break his fall.

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“Break one's fall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20one%27s%20fall. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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