come/fall apart at the seams

idiom

Definition of come/fall apart at the seams

informal
: to break into parts or pieces usually used figuratively to describe someone or something that is in very bad condition The plan/company is falling apart at the seams.She looks like she's going to come apart at the seams.

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“Come/fall apart at the seams.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%2Ffall%20apart%20at%20the%20seams. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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