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Definition of fall apart phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


fall apart

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to be in very bad condition so that parts are breaking off My car is falling apart.
  2. 2to have so many problems that it is not possible to exist or function anymore Their marriage finally fell apart. The deal fell apart when we failed to agree on a price.
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