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fall apart

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1 to go through decomposition
  • The old house was falling apart before the restoration.

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2 to yield to mental or emotional stress
  • He fell apart after his wife left.

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“Fall apart.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fall%20apart. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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