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 figurativelya 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 16 Jul. 2020.

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