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- v. To break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state.
- v. To be emotionally in crisis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. become separated into pieces or fragments
- v. go to pieces
- v. break or fall apart into fragments
- v. lose one's emotional or mental composure
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Pineapple carpaccio, very difficult, since when you slice the outer layer of pineapple it tends to fall apart so you really need to slice it from the tender flesh right next to the core.
NOTE: Skip Bayless, still believing that the Yankees would fall apart and not come out of the AL East, suddenly became enamored with the surging Tampa Bay Rays, announcing on his First and 10 show that they would pass us in the standings.
It wasn't difficult-they were ready to fall apart on their own.
For a long moment, their awarenesses brushed against one another, mingled and then, like ember logs that fall apart from one another as the fire consumes them, crashed into separateness again.
Without it our new bulk-carrier charter deal will fall apart and we'll have to begin all over again.
This cage-design theory appears to fall apart if, by some twist of fate, the hen inside it gets a gobful of her own yolk.
I hear their buildings are already starting to fall apart in the winds, Mr. Ashburn said.