Leaves fall from the trees.

Meaning: This sentence describes the action of leaves falling from trees. It's like saying, The leaves are detaching from the trees and moving down to the ground.

Choice of Words: Leaves are the flat, green parts of a plant that grow from the stems. Fall is a verb that means to move downward under the force of gravity. Trees are woody plants with a trunk, branches, and leaves. When you put them together, "Leaves fall from the trees" describes the action of leaves being detached from trees and moving downward due to gravity.

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