come apart

idiom
variants: or come apart at the seams

Definition of come apart

: to break into parts or pieces : fail or be in very bad condition This table is coming apart. an old house that is coming apart at the seams often used figuratively a coalition that is coming apartTheir marriage is coming apart at the seams.

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“Come apart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20apart. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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