break one's/someone's fall

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Definition of break one's/someone's fall

: to stop oneself/someone from falling He slipped on the ice and hurt his hand when he tried to break his fall.

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“Break one's/someone's fall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20one%27s%2Fsomeone%27s%20fall. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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