take a tumble

Definition of take a tumble

  1. :  to come or go down suddenly from a standing position :  to fall She took a tumble down the stairs.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

tumbleplay
  1. :  to fall suddenly and helplessly

    :  to suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat

    :  to decline suddenly and sharply (as in price) :  drop

  1. :  a disordered mass of objects or material

    :  a disorderly state

    :  an act or instance of tumbling


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