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collapse

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2 a falling short of oneʼs goals

  • the complete collapse of the invasion set off a round of finger-pointing and recrimination
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collapse

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1 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure

  • the motel balcony collapsed under the weight of so many people
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give way

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2 to be unsuccessful

  • the legal case collapsed in the face of the oppositionʼs evidence
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come a cropper, come to grief, come up empty, die on the vine, fall flat, fall on one's face, fall short, lay an egg

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3 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together

  • the novel collapses events from four separate trips into one long odyssey
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