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fall about

( also fall about laughing) UK informal
verb uk phrasal verb with fall   /fɔːl/ us    /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
to laugh without being able to stop: We fell about when we heard her reply.
Translations of “fall about”
in Chinese (Traditional) 笑得前仰後合, 捧腹大笑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笑得前仰后合, 捧腹大笑…
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