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30 / 04 / 2004

TO FALL-6: meaning and examples

Good morning everybody!

Today will be the last day that we look at expressions and uses of the verb to fall.

Today's expression with fall is: to fall to pieces

It means: to be in a horrible condition due to being old or badly made (things); to be so unhappy or upset that you can't function normally (people).

Example 1
My car is falling to pieces since it is so old.

Example 2
After his wife left him, he fell to pieces. That's why he hasn't worked in weeks.

Enjoy the rest of your day and have an excellent weekend! I'll see you in May. ;-)

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