/'fɔ:l gaɪ; `fɔl ,ˇaɪ/
(a) = scapegoat.
(b) person who is easily tricked or fooled 易上当的人; 易受愚弄的人.
'fall guyn[C]informal especially AmE
someone who is punished for someone else's crime or mistake
= scapegoat Browne claims that the company was simply looking for a fall guy.
someone who is easily tricked or made to seem stupid
1. But when I met Mark I found him a charming and intelligent young guy. 但是当我见到马克时，我发现他是一个既讨人喜欢又聪明的年轻人。
2. Why does a person standing in a bus or train tend to fall when a sudden start is made? 一个人站在公共汽车或火车上，当车突然开动时，他为什么会倾倒呢？
3. These fall into the same category. 这些独成一类。
4. These matters fall within/go beyond the cognizance of this court. 这些问题在本法庭审理范围之内(外).
5. The bush acted as a cushion to my fall. 灌木在我摔下时起了缓冲作用。
6. The fall of the river here is two feet. 此地的河水降落两英尺。
7. The day of retribution shall fall upon him. 他遭报应的一天就会到来。
8. The seeds must be carefully chosen; they must fall on good ground; they must be sedulously tended, if the vivifying fruits are to be at hand when needed. 要想在需要的时候可随手摘取充满生机的果实，那就必然从选良种做起，然后将其植入肥沃的土地，还需要勤勉地护理。
9. There are plenty of high-rise windowsills to fall from! 有的是高层的窗槛从上往下坠落。
10. They feared that the mummy would fall to pieces when they cut it open, but fortunately this has not happened. 他们曾担心在把木乃伊切开后，它会散成碎片，但幸运得很，这种情况并未发生。