fall among

fall among

vb
(intr, preposition) to enter the company of (a group of people), esp by chance: he fell among thieves.
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At the same time spears and arrows began to fall among the invaders.
However, it has long ceased to be news that revenue soars but jobs fall among chaebol affiliates.
There was also a fall among 5-15-year-olds, but this was pro rata to a much larger fall in the total number in this age group due to a fall in the birth rate.
THE increase in part-time jobs has led to longer commuting times for women workers but a slight fall among men, according to a new study.
But there was an increase of 1,600 in the number of women claiming jobseeker's allowance to 30,000, compared with a 7,500 fall among men, to just over a million.
2% in November 2011 year on year, the second largest fall among the EU member states for which Eurostat has available data.
It was the sharpest fall among comparable figures available since April 2004.
8pc last year, the smallest fall among GCC countries.
Electricity demand decreased in all seven industrial sectors covered by the federation's survey, including iron and steel, which registered the largest fall among the sectors of 43.
The Bondesson sisters - Greta, Stella and Sunniva - call themselves Baskery and have produced an album, Fall Among Thieves (Glitterhouse Records), which promises to hurl the girls into the Americana spotlight and possibly even beyond.
Results of a survey conducted this past fall among AICPA members show a significant and positive shift in the number of firms and companies starting to prepare for adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards compared to a survey of members earlier last year.
The research shows a 58 per cent increase in women of all ages from 6,793 in 1995 to 10,765 in 2004 compared with a slight fall among men.