come/fall apart at the seams

idiom

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.

Dictionary Entries Near come/fall apart at the seams

come easy

come/fall apart at the seams

come first

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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 30 Jan. 2023.

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