I am wondering how to put "the height from which someone fell" and "from what location someone fell in the same phrase, and trying to do that I struggled to find the correct phrases to put them into words.

One of my failed attempt is the following:

He fell 50 feet down the ship and ended up in the ice cold water where the Titanic sank some 100 years ago.

What are some common phrases that can be used to express them in the same phrase?

  • It's grammatical, but it's somewhat confusing. Do you mean something like, he fell overboard, dropped 50 feet, and ended up . . .? – Jason Bassford May 5 '19 at 6:26
  • Perhaps: "He fell off the ship from a height of 50 feet into icy water where..." – Weather Vane May 5 '19 at 8:05
  • Yes, that's what I meant. It's hard to construct a phrase that contains these 2 ideas. – blackbird May 5 '19 at 11:46

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