fall apart, go to pieces(verb)
lose one's emotional or mental composure
"She fell apart when her only child died"
break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart(verb)
go to pieces
"The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
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crumble, fall apart(verb)
break or fall apart into fragments
"The cookies crumbled"; "The Sphinx is crumbling"
break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart(verb)
become separated into pieces or fragments
"The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
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To break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state.
My old briefcase is falling apart. I'll have to buy a new one.
To be emotionally in crisis.
As a result of being addicted to heroin, she was falling apart.
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It takes only spirit of faith for anyone to profess it is well and keep on professing it is well even if/when things fall apart or has fallen apart.
I wish more people would talk about therapy, we girls, we're taught to be almost too resilient, to be strong and sexy and cool and laid-back, the girl who's down. We also need to feel allowed to fall apart.
People think nothing bad will come from species loss, because scientists can't predict exactly how many need to go extinct before the world collapses, the problem is that our environment is like a brick wall. It will hold if you pull individual bricks, but eventually it takes just one to make it suddenly fall apart.
Some people can handle pressure and crises in their life and stay calm and loving, other people sort of fall apart—they get frustrated and upset and need to blame someone.
I've learned to use clothing and fashion as armor -- but not to hide behind it, you have to pull yourself together in order to fall apart onstage.
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