collapse/fall in a heap

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Definition of collapse/fall in a heap

: to fall very suddenly to the ground and lie there Overcome by heat exhaustion, he collapsed/fell in a heap.

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“Collapse/fall in a heap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collapse%2Ffall%20in%20a%20heap. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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