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English definition of “fall out”

fall out

(BREAK OFF) phrasal verb with fall    /fɔl/ verb (past tense fell  /fel/, past participle fallen  /ˈfɔ·lən/)
(of an object) to drop from a place where it was attached or contained: A few pages fell out of the book.
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