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 apart Their marriage is coming apart at the seams.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move toward something : approach
: to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose
: to reach a particular station in a series
: at a little distance
: away from one another in space or time
: as a separate unit : independently
: separate, isolated
: holding different opinions : divided
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