1. I〔倒れる〕fall ((down, over));tumble ((down, over))
    • 子供は滑って転んだ
    • The child slipped and fell (down).
    • 石につまずいて前に転んだ
    • He tripped over a stone and fell on his face.
    • 子供たちは転ぶように走っていった
    • The children ran away, half falling.
    • 階段を一段踏み外して転んだ
    • He missed a step and tumbled down the stairs.
  1. II
  1. 1〔節を曲げて他方へ行く〕
    • 彼は私たちを裏切って敵方に転んだ
    • He betrayed us and went over to the enemy.
  1. 2〔物事の成り行きが変わる,ある事態になる〕
    • この問題の解決はどっちに転んでも同じ
    • No matter how this problem is resolved, it's six of one and a half dozen of the other.
  1. 転ばぬ先の杖つえ((諺)) Look before you leap./((諺)) An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
  1. 転んでもただでは起きないHe takes advantage of every situation.